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governed

verb , past tense of govern

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1 to exercise authority or power over
  • the president is elected in order to govern the country, not to follow public opinion polls
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2 to keep from exceeding a desirable degree or level (as of expression)
  • you need to govern your speech and be able to communicate your outrage without resorting to profanity
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3 to look after and make decisions about
  • the company's finances are governed by its chief financial officer
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