noun. an independent nonpartisan federal agency that acts as the investigative arm of Congress making the executive branch accountable to Congress and the government accountable to citizens of the United States.
- federal agency
- Government Accounting Office
- United States Government Accounting Office
Example sentences of the word gao
1. Noun, singular or mass
According to Steamy Kitchen, chǎo niángāo is the Shanghainese and Korean stir-fry version of nian gao.