Definition of governance
: government <the challenges of national governance>
Examples of governance in a sentence
They have very different approaches to the governance of the city.
<after World War II, the four Allied nations shared the governance of the territory of postwar Germany under the Allied Control Council>
Origin and Etymology of governance
First Known Use: 15th century
GOVERNANCE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of governance for English Language Learners
: the way that a city, company, etc., is controlled by the people who run it
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