A government generally acknowledged as being in control of a nation and deserving formal recognition, which is symbolized by the exchange of diplomats between that government and the governments of other countries.
What’s The Difference Between “Cracy” And “Ism” In Government?Some of these concepts are legitimately scary. It’s important to understand what they really mean, as well as the history that they reference.
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