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student government

noun

Simple Definition of student government

  • : a group of students in a school who are elected to help plan activities and to organize and manage life at school for other students

Full Definition of student government

  1. :  the organization and management of student life by various student organizations

Examples of student government

  1. She was president of the student government.

  2. He is active in student government.



1948

First Known Use of student government

1948


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