noun \ˈgə-vər-nən(t)s\

: the way that a city, company, etc., is controlled by the people who run it

Full Definition of GOVERNANCE

Examples of GOVERNANCE

  1. They have very different approaches to the governance of the city.
  2. <after World War II, the four Allied nations shared the governance of the territory of postwar Germany under the Allied Control Council>

First Known Use of GOVERNANCE

14th century

Other Government and Politics Terms

agent provocateur, agitprop, autarky, cabal, egalitarianism, federalism, hegemony, plenipotentiary, popular sovereignty, socialism


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