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Another word for governance

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Noun
  1. The continuous exercise of authority over a political unit

      1. The act of administering; management; specif., the management of governmental or institutional affairs
      2. The act or process of administering, especially the management of a government or large institution.
      3. The officials in the executive branch of a government and their policies and principles
      1. A spirit presumed to speak or act through a medium.
      2. The act or fact of controlling; power to direct or regulate; ability to use effectively
      3. Authority or ability to manage or direct:
      1. An authoritative order or command:
      2. The act of directing; management; supervision
      3. The management, supervision, or guidance of a group or operation:
      1. Exercise of authority in a political unit; rule.
      2. The act or process of governing, especially the control and administration of public policy in a political unit.
      3. The exercise of authority over a state, district, organization, institution, etc.; direction; control; rule; management
      1. A declaration, order, etc. made by a judge or court in deciding a specific question or point of law
      2. A statute or regulation governing the court process:
      3. Government; reign; control
    See also:

    control

    politics

  2. A system by which a political unit is controlled

      1. The act or process of governing, especially the control and administration of public policy in a political unit.
      2. Exercise of authority in a political unit; rule.
      3. The exercise of authority over a state, district, organization, institution, etc.; direction; control; rule; management
      1. A government, especially an oppressive or undemocratic one:
      2. A form of government or rule; political system
      3. A particular administration or government
      1. A declaration, order, etc. made by a judge or court in deciding a specific question or point of law
      2. A statute or regulation governing the court process:
      3. Government; reign; control
    See also:

    politics