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Another word for government

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

  2. A system by which a political unit is controlled

    See also:

    politics

  3. Authoritative control over the affairs of others

    See also:

    over

Another word for government

Noun
  1. The process of governing

  2. The instrument of governing

      1. The building or rooms where a legislature or branch of a legislature meets
      2. A family line including ancestors and descendants, especially a royal or noble family:
      3. A facility, such as a theater or restaurant, that provides entertainment or food for the public:
      1. A book of rules or directions.
      2. A group or body of directors.
      3. A book listing the names, addresses, etc. of a specific group of persons
      1. (US) An abbreviated term of respect for any court ("the Court").
      2. A legislative assembly.
      3. A sovereign's governing body, including the council of ministers and state advisers.
      1. The body of persons attending such an assembly:
      2. In the U.S., an official gathering of delegates of a political party to select candidates for office, formulate party policies, etc.
      3. A formal meeting of members, representatives, or delegates, as of a political party, fraternal society, profession, or industry.
      1. A clerical assembly of the Anglican Church similar to a synod but assembling only when called.
      2. The district represented at such an assembly.
      3. A group that has been convoked; esp., an ecclesiastical or academic assembly
      1. A Presbyterian governing body ranking between the general assembly and presbytery
      2. A council or an assembly of church officials or churches; an ecclesiastical council.
      3. Any assembly or council
      1. Something used, enjoyed, or provided regularly:
      2. A national or local legislative assembly in certain countries, such as Japan.
      3. (Scot.) A day's session of an assembly
      1. A native or inhabitant of the former Soviet Union.
      2. One of the popularly elected legislative assemblies that were created after the Russian Revolution (1917) and existed at local, regional, and national levels in the former Soviet Union.
      3. Any similar council in a socialist governing system
      1. A lawmaking assembly; state council
      2. The building or hall in which such a council or assembly meets.
      3. An assembly or a council of citizens having the highest deliberative and legislative functions in a government, specifically:
      1. The national legislative body of Great Britain, composed of the House of Commons and the House of Lords
      2. A representative body having supreme legislative powers within a state or multinational organization.
      3. An official or formal conference or council, usually concerned with government or public affairs
      1. A body of delegates from local units of a union, confederation, etc.
      2. An assembly of persons called together for consultation, deliberation, or discussion.
      3. The discussion or deliberation in a council
      1. A hall for the meetings of a legislative or other assembly.
      2. A board or council.
      3. The private office where the judge consults with parties and conducts business not required to be brought in open court.
      1. An established political group organized to promote and support its principles and candidates for public office.
      2. A group of people working together to establish or promote particular theories or principles of government which they hold in common; esp., an organized political group which seeks to elect its candidates to office and thus to direct government policies
      3. A group of soldiers selected for a duty or mission:
      1. Governmental ministers considered as a group.
      2. The office, function, tenure, or service of a religious minister
      3. The ministers of a particular government as a group
      1. The period during which a particular administration or system prevails.
      2. A particular administration or government
      3. A form of government or rule; political system
      1. (Archaic) A private council room
      2. (Politics, often capitalized) In parliamentary and some other systems of government, the group of ministers responsible for creating government policy and for overseeing the departments comprising the executive branch.
      3. A body of persons appointed by a head of state or a prime minister to head the executive departments of the government and to act as official advisers.
      1. An assembly or conference; specif., a formal assembly of representatives, as from various nations or churches, to discuss problems
      2. A single meeting, as of a political party or other group.
      3. The two-year session of this legislature between elections of the House of Representatives.
      1. (Canada) A legislative building.
      2. A body of persons given the responsibility and power to make laws for a country or state; specif., the lawmaking body of a U.S. state, corresponding to the U.S. Congress
      1. A set of pieces that work together in unison as a mechanism or device.
      2. A congregation of people in one place for a purpose.
      3. The act of putting together such set of pieces.
      1. The executive branch of a government.
      2. The term of office of an executive officer or body.
      3. The activity of a government or state in the exercise of its powers and duties.