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government – WordReference.com Dictionary of English







WordReference Random House Learner’s Dictionary of American English © 2020
gov•ern•ment /ˈgʌvɚnmənt, -ɚmənt/USA pronunciation  
n. 
  1. Government[uncountable] the political system by which direction and control over the actions of the members or citizens of a community, society, state, etc., is exercised; the direction of the affairs of a state, community, etc.
  2. Government[countable;  usually singular;
    the + ~]
    the governing body of persons in a state, community, etc. or a branch of this body.
  3. Government[countable] (in some parliamentary systems, as that of the United Kingdom)
    • the particular group of persons forming the cabinet at any given time:The Prime Minister has formed a new government.
    • the parliament along with the cabinet.

  4. [uncountable] direction;
    control;
    management;
    rule.

gov•ern•men•tal /ˌgʌvɚnˈmɛntəl, ˌgʌvɚ-/USA pronunciation  adj. 

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politic – English-Spanish Dictionary – WordReference.com

Principal Translations politics nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. uncountable (governmental affairs) política nfnombre femenino: Sustantivo de género exclusivamente femenino, que lleva los artículos la o una en singular, y las o unas en plural. Exemplos: la mesa, una tabla.   Domestic politics is quite different from international politics.   La política doméstica es bastante diferente de la política internacional. politics nplplural noun: Noun always used in plural form–for example, “jeans,” “scissors.” (individual’s principles, beliefs) ideas políticas nfpl + adj   David’s conservative politics colour his world view.   Las ideas políticas conservadoras de David condicionan su visión del mundo. politics nplplural noun: Noun always used in plural form–for example, “jeans,” “scissors.” (relationships between people) historias nf pl     líos nm pl     intrigas nf pl politic adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun–for example, “a tall girl,” “an interesting book,” “a big house.” (speech,
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