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So she researched it on her phone and applied for the forms from the government website. The Sun (2013)The government should employ people like me. Times, Sunday Times (2013)The public came to hold governments responsible for national economies. Low, Nicholas Politics, Planning and the State (1990)Waiting for him were a menacing group of government officials and a policeman. Times, Sunday Times (2008)He said the government was to blame for the additional costs. Times, Sunday Times (2011)Some things being urged on the government because the economy is apparently not growing are sensible. Times, Sunday Times (2012)It is long overdue time to see some action where past governments failed. The Sun (2010)Some ministers may be allowed to remain to help form a new coalition government. Times, Sunday Times (2015)It attacks them because it knows that free and democratic governments will listen. The Sun (2014)The government is spending more on health. Times, Sunday Times (2015)The first duty of government is to protect the lives of its citizens. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Doubtless some form of government guarantee would be required. Times, Sunday Times (2012) Responsible governments have deployed this wealth by investing it and thereby diversifying their sources of income. Times, Sunday Times (2012)The body made its recommendations after receiving representations from the government and campaign groups. Times, Sunday Times (2015)It resulted in a basically feudal and totalitarian system of government that exists today in an adapted form. Lewith, George & Horn, Sandra Drug-Free Pain Relief (1987)The action represents a withdrawal of their goodwill after a constant battering of the justice system by the government. Times, Sunday Times (2014)The government body said most youngsters get through 60g a day. The Sun (2016)His left-wing government was elected vowing to end austerity. The Sun (2015)The British government says it does not pay ransoms. Times, Sunday Times (2013)

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British English: government /ˈɡʌvənmənt; ˈɡʌvəmənt/ NOUN
The government of a country is the group of people who are responsible for running it.
The Government are forcing people out of jobs in this area.
  • American English: government
  • Arabic: حُكُومَة
  • Brazilian Portuguese: governo
  • Chinese: 政府
  • Croatian: vlada
  • Czech: vláda
  • Danish: regering
  • Dutch: overheid
  • European Spanish: gobierno
  • Finnish: hallitus
  • French: gouvernement
  • German: Regierung
  • Greek: κυβέρνηση
  • Italian: governo
  • Japanese: 政府
  • Korean: 정부 관청
  • Norwegian: regjering
  • Polish: rząd władza
  • European Portuguese: governo
  • Romanian: guvern
  • Russian: правительство
  • Spanish: gobierno
  • Swedish: regering
  • Thai: รัฐบาล
  • Turkish: hükümet
  • Ukrainian: уряд
  • Vietnamese: chính phủ

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