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English adjective: governing

1. governing responsible for making and enforcing rules and laws


SamplesGoverning bodies.


Similardominant


Antonymssubordinate, low-level


English noun: governing

1. governing (act) the act of governing; exercising authority


SamplesRegulations for the governing of state prisons.
He had considerable experience of government.


Synonymsadministration, governance, government, government activity


Broader (hypernym)social control


Narrower (hyponym)lawmaking, legislating, legislation, misgovernment, misrule, trust busting


Domain category membersallegiant, 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









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