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central government

noun

the area in a governing system concerned with areas that affect the entire nation, such as defense, international relations, taxation, and trade

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  • The Federalists wished to make the central government as strong as possible.

    The Nation in a Nutshell George Makepeace Towle
  • The central government of a country is, as I have said, not a matter of much importance.

    The Soul of a People H. Fielding
  • The central government took no heed of their recommendations.

    The Philippine Islands John Foreman
  • By that time, the central government in Antwerp had become purely nominal.

    Belgium

    Emile Cammaerts
  • The solicitude of the central government was not limited to industry.

    Belgium

    Emile Cammaerts

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