lawful control over the affairs of a political unit (as a nation) <after World War II, the four Allied nations shared the governance of the territory of postwar Germany under the Allied Control Council> Related Words reign
the act or activity of looking after and making decisions about something <while a financial advisor can be helpful, the governance of your family finances ultimately rests with you> Synonyms administration
Related Words generalship
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