student government

noun
Updated on: 12 Apr 2018

Definition of student government

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

Examples of student government in a Sentence

  1. She was president of the student government.

  2. He is active in student government.

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First Known Use of student government

1882

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STUDENT GOVERNMENT Defined for English Language Learners

student government

Definition of student government for English Language Learners

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


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