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Adjective
Having authority to conduct the policy, actions, and affairs of a state, organization, or people
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“The governing coalition.”
Adjective
Directing
Adjective
Serving to repress or suppress
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Noun
The process or activity of running a business, organization, etc
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Noun
The act of keeping something in a safe or entire state
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Verb
Present participle for to direct, handle, control, or be in charge of
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“It was a time of considerable turmoil in the cities and it was to govern the state with a fair, but at the same time, a firm hand.”
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Present participle for to control or determine
“Complex laws and regulations govern the cancellation of debts once soldiers leave the service, he said.”
Verb
Present participle for conduct oneself, especially with regard to controlling one's emotions
“I think the question you're trying to ask is whether I am able to govern myself well, and by that I mean, am I able to regulate my thoughts and actions according to a set of personal values, morals, ethics, etc.”
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Present participle for to cause a profound effect
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Present participle for to limit or restrict
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Present participle for influence to believe something
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Present participle for to make use of
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