English noun: governance
|1.||governance (group) the persons (or committees or departments etc.) who make up a body for the purpose of administering something|
|Samples||He claims that the present administration is corrupt.|
The governance of an association is responsible to its members.
He quickly became recognized as a member of the establishment.
|Synonyms||administration, brass, establishment, governing body, organisation, organization|
|Narrower (hyponym)||bench, county council, Curia, executive, government officials, judiciary, management, officialdom, top brass|
|Part holonym||hierarchy, pecking order, power structure|
|Part meronym||authorities, government, regime|
|Member holonym||advisory board, planning board|
|2.||governance (act) the act of governing; exercising authority|
|Samples||Regulations for the governing of state prisons.|
He had considerable experience of government.
|Synonyms||administration, governing, government, government activity|
|Broader (hypernym)||social control|
|Narrower (hyponym)||lawmaking, legislating, legislation, misgovernment, misrule, trust busting|
|Domain category members||allegiant, anarchy, authorities, bounty, destabilisation, destabilization, devolution, devolvement, event planner, federal, government, government, government, land reform, lawlessness, manifesto, minimalist, office, paternalism, political science, politics, power, premium, price-fixing, progressive, pronunciamento, protest march, reform-minded, reformist, regime, squandermania, unitary, zero coupon bond, zero-coupon bond|