Government

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  • government — gov·ern·ment / gə vər mənt, vərn / n 1: the act or process of governing; specif: authoritative direction or control 2: the office, authority, or function of governing 3: the continuous exercise of authority over and the performance of functions… …   Law dictionary

  • 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. [1913 Webster] 2. The mode of governing;… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • government — governmental /guv euhrn men tl, euhr men /, adj. governmentally, adv. /guv euhrn meuhnt, euhr meuhnt/, n. 1. the political direction and control exercised over the actions of the members, citizens, or inhabitants of communities, societies, and… …   Universalium

  • Government — For government in linguistics, see Government (linguistics). Part of the Politics series Basic forms of government …   Wikipedia

  • Government —    Before 1830. The earliest city charter the keure or electio dates from 1229. It was essentially a penal code. Early government consisted of two institutions a college of aldermen (échevins, schepenen), recorded as early as 1154, and a college… …   Historical Dictionary of Brussels

  • Government —    Before the establishment of the Kingdom of the Netherlands, the term government was used for the governors or re gents (and their councils) and for (sovereign) city governments as well. During the period of the Republic, the provincial States… …   Historical Dictionary of the Netherlands

  • government — noun Usage: often attributive Date: 14th century 1. the act or process of governing; specifically authoritative direction or control 2. obsolete moral conduct or behavior ; discretion 3. a. the office, authority, or function of governing b …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • government — См. reggimento …   Пятиязычный словарь лингвистических терминов

  • government — noun /ˈɡʌvənmənt,ˈɡʌvɚ(n)mənt/ a) The body with the power to make and/or enforce laws to control a country, land area, people or organization. b) A group of people who hold a monopoly on the legitimate use of force in a given territory. See Also …   Wiktionary

  • Government procurement in the United States — is based on many of the same principles as commercial contracting, but is subject to special laws and regulation as described below. Persons entering into commercial contracts are pretty much free to do anything that they can agree on. Each… …   Wikipedia

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