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Meaning of GOVERNING

Pronunciation:  g'uvurning

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  the act of governing; exercising authority; "regulations for the governing of state prisons"; "he had considerable experience of government"
  2. [adj]  responsible for making and enforcing rules and laws; "governing bodies"

GOVERNING is a 9 letter word that starts with G.


 Synonyms: dominant, governance, government, government activity
 See Also: lawmaking, legislating, legislation, misgovernment, misrule, social control, trust busting



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Gov"ern*ing\, a.
1. Holding the superiority; prevalent; controlling; as, a
   governing wind; a governing party in a state. --Jay.

2. (Gram.) Requiring a particular case.

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