Synonyms of government
1 administrationDictionary • The Government has insisted that confidence is needed before the economy can improve.
administration • He served in posts in both the Ford and Carter administrations.
executive • the executive of the National Union of Students
ministry • He disclosed that his ministry gave funds to parties in Namibia.
regime • the collapse of the fascist regime
e-government or egovernment
2 ruleDictionary • our system of government
rule • the winding-up of British rule over the territory
state • The state does not collect enough revenue to cover its expenditure.
law • The law was passed on a second vote.
authority • This was a pretext for the authorities to cancel the elections.
administration • Standards in the administration of justice have degenerated.
governance • A fundamental change in the governance of the country is the key to all other changes.
dominion • They believe they have dominion over us.
guidance • They improve their performance under the guidance of professional coaches.
control • The first aim of his government would be to establish control over the republic's territory.
authority • The judge has no authority to order a second trial.
management • the responsibility for its day-to-day management
direction • The house was built under the direction of his partner.
command • the struggle for command of the air
regulation • They also have responsibility for the regulation of nurseries.
supervision • First-time licence holders have to work under supervision.
sway • How can mothers keep daughters under their sway?
domination • They had five centuries of domination by the Romans.
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administrationYou can refer to a country's government as the administration; used especially in the United States.
• He served in posts in both the Ford and Carter administrations.
administrationThe administration of something is the process of organizing and supervising it.
• Standards in the administration of justice have degenerated.
authorityThe authorities are the people who have the power to make decisions and to make sure that laws are obeyed.
• This was a pretext for the authorities to cancel the elections.
Thesaurus for government from the Collins English Thesaurus
the exercise of political authority over the actions, affairs, etc, of a political unit, people, etc, as well as the performance of certain functions for this unit or body; the action of governing; political rule and administration
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