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governance

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of governance

  1. 1 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 Synonyms administration, authority, rule, government, jurisdiction, regime (also régime), regimenRelated Words reign; dominion, power, sovereignty (also sovranty), supremacy, sway; command, leadership; direction, management, regulation, superintendence, supervision; autocracy, dictatorship, domination, hegemony, mastery, oppression, subjugation, tyranny

  2. 2 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, care, charge, control, direction, conduct, government, guidance, handling, intendance, management, operation, oversight, presidency, regulation, running, stewardship, superintendence, superintendency, supervisionRelated Words generalship, leadership, rulership; agency; aegis (also egis), custody, guardianship, keeping, lap, protection, safekeeping, trust, tutelage, ward; engineering, logistics, machination, manipulation; coadministration, codirection, comanagement



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