[ noun ] (government) the organization that is the governing authority of a political unit
"the government reduced taxes" "the matter was referred to higher authorities"
Used in print(The Atlanta Constitution...)
The grand_jury commented on a number of other topics , among them the Atlanta and Fulton_County purchasing_departments which it said `` are well operated and follow generally accepted practices which inure to the best interest of both governments '' .("Editorials"...)
He feels , therefore , that to seek a discontinuity in the arms policy of the United_States is the least risky path our government can take .
The Macmillan government might be willing to let him go , but he has been dead seventy-eight years and even the Soviet morticians could not make him look presentable .(Richard I. McCosh, "Recreation Site Selection"...)
These are becoming more_and_more available through the work of counties and other government agencies .(Edward Austin Walton, "On Education for the Interior...)
In_addition to this the U._S. Civil_Service_Bureau , when examining applicants for government positions as interior_designers , expects that `` when various needed objects are not obtainable on the market he will design them .
[ noun ] (politics,government) the system or form by which a community or other political unit is governed
Used in print(Frank Oppenheimer, "Science and Fear-- A Discussion...)
Will advances in human sciences help us build social_structures and governments which will enable us to cope_with people as_effectively_as the primitive combination of protein and nucleic_acid built a structure of molecules which enabled it to adapt to a sea of molecular interaction ?
[ noun ] (government) the act of governing; exercising authority
"regulations for the governing of state prisons" "he had considerable experience of government"
Used in print(Morton A. Kaplan and Nicholas de B. Katzenbach,...)
Man , through democratic institutions of government and economic freedom , was master of his destiny .
It was merely a rationalization and ordering of new institutions of popular government .
Government itself was based upon contract ; business_organization - the corporation - was analyzed in contractual terms ; trade was based on freedom of contract , and money was lent and borrowed on contractual terms ; even marriage and the family was seen as a contractual arrangement .
[ noun ] (politics,government) the study of government of states and other political units