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government

  

      n  
1    the exercise of political authority over the actions, affairs, etc., of a political unit, people, etc., as well as the performance of certain functions for this unit or body; the action of governing; political rule and administration  
2    the system or form by which a community, etc., is ruled  
tyrannical government     
3   
a    the executive policy-making body of a political unit, community, etc.; ministry or administration  
yesterday we got a new government     
b    (cap. when of a specific country)  
the British Government     
4   
a    the state and its administration  
blame it on the government     
b    (as modifier)  
a government agency     
5    regulation; direction  
6      (Grammar)   the determination of the form of one word by another word  
  governmental      adj  
  governmentally      adv  


Federal Government  
      n   the national government of a federated state, such as that of Australia located in Canberra  
government issue  
      adj   supplied by a government or government agency  
government man  
      n     (Austral)   (in the 19th century) a convict  
local government  
      n  
1    government of the affairs of counties, towns, etc., by locally elected political bodies  
2       the U.S. equivalent of       local authority  
self-government  
      n  
1    the government of a country, nation, etc., by its own people  
2    the state of being self-controlled  
3       an archaic term for       self-control  
  self-governed      adj  
  self-governing      adj  
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n.
United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees also known as The UN Refugee Agency is a United Nations agency mandated to protect and support refugees at the request of a government or the UN itself and assists in their voluntary repatriation, local integration or resettlement to a third country.
In more than six decades, UNHCR has helped tens of millions of people restart their lives. The UNHCR has won two Nobel Peace Prizes. unhcr.org en.wikipedia.org/wiki/UNHCR
n.
government by revocable delegates chosen and controlled by groups of 25 delegators. Revocable delegates designated the higher levels : basis delegate, council delegate, deputy-delegate, national delegate, international delegate, and world delegate.
vi.
When a large group of competing corporations hope to use the government to protect or enhance their interests.
Economic Term.
n.
a government scheme that moves people to a new area (e.g. because a dam is being built where they live)

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