government

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Pronunciation[change]

  • (UK) IPA (key): /ˈgʌvənmənt/, SAMPA: /"gVv@nm@nt/
  • (US) IPA (key): /ˈɡʌvɚnmənt/, SAMPA: /"gVv@`nm@nt/
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  • Hyphenation: gov‧ern‧ment

Noun[change]

Singular
government

Plural
governments

A government office in Taiwan.
  1. (uncountable) A government is a group of people who make the laws and control a country or other place.
    The local government announced a 5% cut in taxes.

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