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Meaning of GOVERNANCE

Pronunciation:  'guvurnuns

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  the act of governing; exercising authority; "regulations for the governing of state prisons"; "he had considerable experience of government"
  2. [n]  the persons (or committees or departments etc.) who make up a body for the purpose of administering something; "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"
 

GOVERNANCE is a 10 letter word that starts with G.

 

 Synonyms: administration, brass, establishment, governing, governing body, government, government activity, organisation, organization
 
 See Also: advisory board, authorities, bench, body, county council, executive, government, government officials, hierarchy, judiciary, lawmaking, legislating, legislation, management, misgovernment, misrule, officialdom, pecking order, planning board, power structure, regime, social control, top brass, trust busting

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Gov"ern*ance\, n. [F. gouvernance.]
Exercise of authority; control; government; arrangement.
--Chaucer. --J. H. Newman.

 

 

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