- the particular group of persons forming the cabinet at any given time: The prime minister has formed a new government.
- the parliament along with the cabinet: The government has fallen.
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grammar notes for government
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Example sentences from the Web for government
There is little government oversight of company claims about environmental impact.Trying to shop sustainably? Here’s what you need to consider.|Sarah Kaplan|November 20, 2020|Washington Post
At the time, the government told the justices they should decide for themselves the “significant separation of powers” issues raised in the case.Supreme Court postpones hearing on congressional effort to obtain secret Mueller material|Robert Barnes|November 20, 2020|Washington Post
There will probably be enough vaccine for 25 million to 30 million people a month in early 2021, according to Moncef Slaoui, chief scientific adviser of Operation Warp Speed, the federal government initiative to speed up vaccine development.Pfizer and BioNTech will seek regulatory clearance of their coronavirus vaccine|Carolyn Y. Johnson|November 20, 2020|Washington Post
The District government has historically brought in law enforcement officers from across the country as reinforcement during the inauguration — a tradition complicated this year by the pandemic.What will Inauguration Day look like amid a pandemic?|Emily Davies, Justin Jouvenal|November 19, 2020|Washington Post
On Tuesday, the Philadelphia Museum of Art and five other institutions announced they would close Friday for six weeks because of changes in government directives.Smithsonian, National Gallery to close as coronavirus cases spike|Peggy McGlone, Sebastian Smee|November 19, 2020|Washington Post
You need to build the system and run the sport as a governmental responsibility.Putin’s Hockey Pal Tells All: Slava Fetisov on ‘Red Army,’ Soviet Nostalgia, and What Drives Putin|Marlow Stern|October 9, 2014|DAILY BEAST
It languishes on what is known as the gray list overseen by the Financial Action Task Force, an inter-governmental body.
It will also take a concerted effort by Muslim, governmental, and other community leaders working together to counter extremism.
There had been British governmental discussions that the islands could be leased back to Argentina.The Never-Ending Falklands War: In Buenos Aires, A Museum's Selective History|Michael Luongo|August 30, 2014|DAILY BEAST
I fear the latter, given the draconian governmental measures over a single case, but time will tell.It’s Not Time to Worry About China’s Plague Just Yet|Kent Sepkowitz|July 23, 2014|DAILY BEAST
It was strenuously opposed by all possible means, governmental, legislative, and literary.
It was resigned to the Spanish governmental system of spoliation, and no one thought of reforms.
Governmental care of the unemployed, the infant and the infirm, sounds like a chapter in socialism.The Unsolved Riddle of Social Justice|Stephen Leacock
The people on the eastern side have always strongly opposed anything approaching governmental cohesion with the other side.
Certainly they have “injured this stone” by carving upon it the Governmental “broad arrow.”The Portsmouth Road and Its Tributaries|Charles G. Harper
British Dictionary definitions for government
- the executive policy-making body of a political unit, community, etc; ministry or administrationyesterday we got a new government
- (capital when of a specific country)the British Government
- the state and its administrationblame it on the government
- (as modifier)a government agency