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Governance vs. Government

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Governancenoun

The process, or the power, of governing; government or administration.

Governmentnoun

The body with the power to make and/or enforce laws to control a country, land area, people or organization.

Governancenoun

The specific system by which a political system is ruled.

Governmentnoun

The relationship between a word and its dependents

Governancenoun

The group of people who make up an administrative body.

Governmentnoun

A group of people who hold a monopoly on the legitimate use of force in a given territory.

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Governancenoun

The state of being governed.

Governmentnoun

The state and its administration viewed as the ruling political power.

Governancenoun

(management) Accountability for consistent, cohesive policies, processes and decision rights.

Governmentnoun

(uncountable) The management or control of a system.

Governancenoun

Exercise of authority; control; government; arrangement.

Governmentnoun

The tenure of a chief of state.

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Governancenoun

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’;

Governmentnoun

The act of governing; the exercise of authority; the administration of laws; control; direction; regulation; as, civil, church, or family government.

Governancenoun

the act of governing; exercising authority;

‘regulations for the governing of state prisons’; ‘he had considerable experience of government’;

Governmentnoun

The mode of governing; the system of polity in a state; the established form of law.

‘That free government which we have so dearly purchased, free commonwealth.’;

Governance

Governance is all the processes of interaction be they through the laws, norms, power or language of an organized society over a social system (family, tribe, formal or informal organization, a territory or across territories). It is done by the government of a state, by a market, or by a network.

Governmentnoun

The right or power of governing; authority.

‘I here resign my government to thee.’;

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Governmentnoun

The person or persons authorized to administer the laws; the ruling power; the administration.

‘When we, in England, speak of the government, we generally understand the ministers of the crown for the time being.’;

Governmentnoun

The body politic governed by one authority; a state; as, the governments of Europe.

Governmentnoun

Management of the limbs or body.

Governmentnoun

The influence of a word in regard to construction, requiring that another word should be in a particular case.

Governmentnoun

the organization that is the governing authority of a political unit;

‘the government reduced taxes’; ‘the matter was referred to higher authorities’;

Governmentnoun

(government) the system or form by which a community or other political unit is governed;

‘tyrannical government’;

Governmentnoun

the act of governing; exercising authority;

‘regulations for the governing of state prisons’; ‘he had considerable experience of government’;

Governmentnoun

the study of government of states and other political units

Governmentnoun

the group of people with the authority to govern a country or state; a particular ministry in office

‘the government's economic record’; ‘successive Labour governments’;

Governmentnoun

the system by which a state or community is governed

‘a democratic form of government’;

Governmentnoun

the action or manner of controlling or regulating a state, organization, or people

‘rules for the government of the infirmary’;

Governmentnoun

the relation between a governed and a governing word.

Government

A government is the system or group of people governing an organized community, generally a state. In the case of its broad associative definition, government normally consists of legislature, executive, and judiciary.

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