gubernative

adjective

gu·​ber·​na·​tive
-nət-
: concerned with or devoted to government or governing
gubernatively
-tə̇vlē
adverb

Word History

Etymology

Middle English, from Middle French or Late Latin; Middle French gubernatif, from Late Latin gubernativus governing, from Latin gubernatus (past participle) + -ivus -ive

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“Gubernative.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/gubernative. Accessed 18 Jul. 2024.

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