Definition of intergovernmental
: existing or occurring between two or more governments or levels of government
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The 35-nation intergovernmental organization was formed in 1989 to combat money laundering.
In 2013, the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change reported with 95 percent confidence that humans are warming the planet.
According to an intergovernmental agreement, the city and Kane County share maintenance of the fence.
There are still women in Mr. de Blasio’s inner circle, including Alicia K. Glen, the deputy mayor for economic development, Andrea Hagelgans, senior advisor for strategic planning and Emma Wolfe, the director of intergovernmental affairs.
Leanne Schaefer, who is director of intergovernmental affairs for Abita Springs, said the town has not contracted with any outside party to collect payments.
As a result, Gwinnett County requires the city to enter into an intergovernmental agreement granting permission for this project.
Image: Rajendra Pachauri of India chairs the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, which shared the Nobel Peace Prize with Al Gore.(Eric Vidal / Corbis)
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: occurring between or involving two or more governments
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