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governance Explained

governance at CMU American English spelling Of Explained:

['gʌvənəns]

governance at English => English (Oxford Advanced Learners) Of Explained:

noun
[U] (technical) the activity of governing a country or controlling a company or an organization; the way in which a country is governed or a company or institution is controlled

Governance at English => English (Websters 1913) Of Explained:

Governance \Gov"ern*ance\, n. [F. gouvernance.]
Exercise of authority; control; government; arrangement.
--Chaucer. --J. H. Newman.

governance at English => English (WordNet) Of Explained:

governance
n 1: the persons (or committees or departments etc.) who make up
a body for the purpose of administering something; "he
claims that the present administration is corrupt"; "the
governance of an association is responsible to its
members"; "he quickly became recognized as a member of
the establishment" [syn: {administration}, {governing
body}, {establishment}, {brass}, {organization}, {organisation}]
2: the act of governing; exercising authority; "regulations for
the governing of state prisons"; "he had considerable
experience of government" [syn: {government}, {governing},
{government activity}]

governance at English (WD) Of Explained:

==English==

Alternative forms

* governaunce

Etymology

From Inter: etyl » fro|en Inter: term » gouvernance|lang=fro.

Pronunciation

  • Inter: a » UK Inter: IPA » /ˈɡʌvənəns/|lang=en
  • Inter: a » US Inter: IPA » /ˈɡʌvərnəns/|lang=en

    Noun

    Inter: wikipedi » a

  • Inter: en-nou » n
  • The process, or the power, of governing; government or administration.
    1. The specific system by which a political system is ruled.
    2. The group of people who make up an administrative body.
    3. The state of being governed.
    4. Inter: managemen » t Accountability for consistent, cohesive policies, processes and decision rights.

      Translations

      Inter: trans-top » the process, or the power, of governing; government or administration

  • Finnish: hallinto, hallitseminen, johto, johtaminen
  • Hungarian: Inter: t+ » hu|kormányzás, Inter: t+ » hu|irányítás, Inter: t+ » hu|vezetés
  • Romanian: Inter: t- » ro|guvernare|f

  • Inter: trans-mi » d
    • Russian: Inter: t+ » ru|управление|n|tr=upravlénije|sc=Cyrl
    • Slovak: Inter: t- » sk|riadenie, Inter: t- » sk|vedenie, Inter: t- » sk|smerovanie


    Inter: trans-botto » m
    Inter: trans-top » the specific system by which a political system is ruled
    • Russian: Inter: t+ » ru|управление|n|tr=upravlénije|sc=Cyrl


    Inter: trans-mi » d
    Inter: trans-botto » m
    Inter: trans-top » the group of people who make up an administrative body
    • Finnish: Inter: t+ » fi|hallinto, Inter: t+ » fi|johto


    Inter: trans-mi » d
  • Russian: Inter: t+ » ru|руководство|n|tr=rukovódstvo|sc=Cyrl

  • Inter: trans-botto » m
    Inter: trans-top » the state of being governed
    • Portuguese: Inter: t+ » pt|governança|f


    Inter: trans-mi » d
    Inter: trans-botto » m
    Translation: ar » governance
    Translation: et » governance
    Translation: fr » governance
    Translation: ko » governance
    Translation: kn » governance
    Translation: lt » governance
    Translation: hu » governance
    Translation: mg » governance
    Translation: ja » governance
    Translation: pl » governance
    Translation: sm » governance
    Translation: sv » governance
    Translation: ta » governance
    Translation: te » governance
    Translation: vi » governance
    Translation: zh » governance