government, governing, governance, government activity, administration(adj)
the act of governing; exercising authority
"regulations for the governing of state prisons"; "he had considerable experience of government"
responsible for making and enforcing rules and laws
holding the superiority; prevalent; controlling; as, a governing wind; a governing party in a state
requiring a particular case
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Rank popularity for the word 'governing' in Adjectives Frequency: #1011
The numerical value of governing in Chaldean Numerology is: 1
The numerical value of governing in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
Governing sense, mind and intellect, intent on liberation, free from desire, fear and anger, the sage is forever free.
More important than winning the election, is governing the nation. That is the test of a political party -- the acid, final test.
Just what is it that America stands for If she stands for one thing more than another it is for the sovereignty of self-governing people.
In dwelling, live close to the ground. In thinking, keep to the simple. In conflict, be fair and generous. In governing, don't try to control. In work, do what you enjoy. In family life, be completely present.
The Governing Council is closely watching developments on financial markets and their implications for monetary conditions and price stability in the euro zone ; it is ready to use all instruments at The Governing Council disposal.
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