Definition of Government. Meaning of Government. Synonyms of Government

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Definition of Government

Government
Government Gov"ern*ment, n. [F. gouvernement. See Govern.] 1. The act of governing; the exercise of authority; the administration of laws; control; direction; regulation; as, civil, church, or family government. 2. The mode of governing; the system of polity in a state; the established form of law. That free government which we have so dearly purchased, free commonwealth. --Milton. 3. The right or power of governing; authority. I here resign my government to thee. --Shak. 4. The person or persons authorized to administer the laws; the ruling power; the administration. When we, in England, speak of the government, we generally understand the ministers of the crown for the time being. --Mozley & W. 5. The body politic governed by one authority; a state; as, the governments of Europe. 6. Management of the limbs or body. --Shak. 7. (Gram.) The influence of a word in regard to construction, requiring that another word should be in a particular case.

Meaning of Government from wikipedia

- A government is the system or group of people governing an organized community, generally a state. In the case of its broad ****ociative definition, government...
- The Government of India (ISO: Bhārat Sarkār; often abbreviated as GoI), known as the Central Government but often simply as the Centre, is the national...
- The federal government of the United States (U.S. federal government or U.S. government) is the national government of the United States, a federal republic...
- The Government of the United Kingdom (commonly referred to as British Government or UK Government), officially His Majesty's Government (abbreviated to...
- executive (short for executive branch or executive power) is the part of government that enforces law, and has responsibility for the governance of a state...
- The Australian Government, also known as the Commonwealth Government, is the national government of Australia, a federal parliamentary constitutional...
- A military government is generally any form of government that is administered by military forces, whether or not this government is legal under the laws...
- A government or state agency, sometimes an appointed commission, is a permanent or semi-permanent organization in the machinery of government that is...
- A non-governmental organization (NGO) or non-governmental organisation (see spelling differences) is an organization that generally is formed independent...
- The government of Canada (French: gouvernement du Canada) is the body responsible for the federal administration of Canada. A constitutional monarchy,...