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government/ˈgʌvɚmənt/noun
pluralgovernments
government
/ˈgʌvɚmənt/
noun
pluralgovernments
Learner's definition of GOVERNMENT  
[count] : the group of people who control and make decisions for a country, state, etc.
◊ In British English, government is used with both singular and plural verbs.
— often used before another noun
[noncount] 
: a particular system used for controlling a country, state, etc.
   b : the process or manner of controlling a country, state, etc.
— see also big government

— governmental

/ˌgʌvɚnˈmɛntl̟/adjective

— governmentally

/ˌgʌvɚnˈmɛntl̟i/adverb
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