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Synonyms for governmentˈgʌv ərn mənt, -ər mənt

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. government, authorities, regime(noun)

    the organization that is the governing authority of a political unit

    "the government reduced taxes"; "the matter was referred to higher authorities"

    Synonyms:
    political science, governing, politics, governance, authorities, regimen, regime, government, administration, government activity

  2. government, governing, governance, government activity, administration(noun)

    the act of governing; exercising authority

    "regulations for the governing of state prisons"; "he had considerable experience of government"

    Synonyms:
    authorities, political science, establishment, judicature, organization, presidency, presidential term, governance, politics, governing body, governing, disposal, government activity, brass, giving medication, administration, government, regime, organisation

  3. government(noun)

    (government) the system or form by which a community or other political unit is governed

    "tyrannical government"

    Synonyms:
    political science, governing, politics, governance, authorities, regime, administration, government activity

  4. politics, political science, government(noun)

    the study of government of states and other political units

    Synonyms:
    political science, governing, politics, governance, authorities, political sympathies, regime, government, government activity, administration, political relation

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. government(n.)

    Synonyms:
    rule, management, regulation, conduct

  2. government(n.)

    Synonyms:
    direction, guidance

  3. government(n.)

    Synonyms:
    control, restraint, sway, dominion

  4. government(n.)

    Synonyms:
    polity, commonwealth, state, form of sovereignty, body politic

  5. government(n.)

    Synonyms:
    administration, body of executive officers, ruling power, powers that be


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