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governance

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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
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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
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