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1. government

noun. ['ˈgʌvɝnmənt'] the organization that is the governing authority of a political unit.

Synonyms

  • regime
  • organisation
  • judiciary
  • local government
  • governing body
  • legislative assembly
  • division
  • authoritarian state
  • state government
  • pontificate
  • ancien regime
  • papacy
  • polity
  • royal court
  • establishment
  • general assembly
  • legislative body
  • law-makers
  • organization
  • puppet government
  • Downing Street
  • government-in-exile
  • bench
  • brass
  • pupet regime
  • empire
  • totalitation regime
  • executive
  • officialdom
  • judicatory
  • judicature
  • palace
  • federal government
  • court
  • state
  • totalitarian state
  • government department
  • puppet state
  • authorities
  • stratocracy
  • judicial system
  • government officials
  • bureaucracy
  • administration
  • governance
  • legislature
  • military government

Antonyms

  • activity
  • action
  • inactiveness
  • unemployment

Etymology

  • governement (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • governement (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

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Rhymes with Government

  • abandonment
  • abatement
  • aberrant
  • abhorrent
  • abortifacient
  • abridgement
  • absent
  • absorbent
  • abstinent
  • abundant
  • accelerant
  • accident
  • accompaniment
  • accompaniment
  • accomplishment
  • accountant
  • accouterment
  • accoutrement
  • achievement
  • acknowledgement

How do you pronounce government?

Pronounce government as ˈgəvərnmənt.

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How do you spell government? Is it govorment ?

A common misspelling of government is govorment

Sentences with government


1. Noun, singular or mass
According to the government's Atlas of Canada, the country may contain more lakes than any other.

Quotes about government


1. The future is not Big Government. Self-serving politicians. Powerful bureaucrats. This has been tried, tested throughout history. The result has always been disaster. President Obama, your agenda is not new. It's not change, and it's not hope.
- Rush Limbaugh

2. The measure of a man is not how great his faith is, but how great his love is. We must not let government programs disconnect our souls from each other.
- J. C. Watts

3. We are laying the foundations of a government, which we hope may outlast the Pyramids.
- Caleb Cushing

2. self-government

noun. ['ˈsɛlfˈgʌvɝnmənt'] government of a political unit by its own people.

Synonyms

  • self-rule
  • local option
  • home rule
  • self-determination
  • liberty
  • autonomy

3. government-in-exile

noun. a temporary government moved to or formed in a foreign land by exiles who hope to rule when their country is liberated.

Synonyms

  • authorities
  • regime

4. government

noun. ['ˈgʌvɝnmənt'] the act of governing; exercising authority.

Synonyms

  • social control
  • lawmaking
  • misgovernment
  • administration
  • governance
  • legislation
  • legislating
  • trust busting
  • government activity
  • governing

Antonyms

  • finish
  • inactivity
  • Cryptogamia
  • Phanerogamae

Etymology

  • governement (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • governement (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

5. government

noun. ['ˈgʌvɝnmənt'] (government) the system or form by which a community or other political unit is governed.

Synonyms

  • system of rules

Antonyms

  • end
  • misconception

Etymology

  • governement (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • governement (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

6. government

noun. ['ˈgʌvɝnmənt'] the study of government of states and other political units.

Synonyms

  • political science
  • realpolitik
  • geopolitics
  • politics
  • social science

Antonyms

  • disorder
  • refrain
  • imperfection
  • unskillfulness

Etymology

  • governement (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • governement (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
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