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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     
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     
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  
1    government of the affairs of counties, towns, etc., by locally elected political bodies  
2       the U.S. equivalent of       local authority  
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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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.
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.
When a large group of competing corporations hope to use the government to protect or enhance their interests.
Economic Term.
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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