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government

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of government

  1. 1 lawful control over the affairs of a political unit (as a nation) government by the people, for the people Synonyms of government administration, authority, governance, rule, jurisdiction, regime (also régime), regimenWords Related to government 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 a board involved in the government of the distribution of benefits to veterans Synonyms of government administration, care, charge, control, direction, governance, conduct, guidance, handling, intendance, management, operation, oversight, presidency, regulation, running, stewardship, superintendence, superintendency, supervisionWords Related to government 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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