Definitions for governing

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  1. 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"

  2. governing(adj)

    responsible for making and enforcing rules and laws

    "governing bodies"

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  1. Governing

    of Govern

  2. Governing(adj)

    holding the superiority; prevalent; controlling; as, a governing wind; a governing party in a state

  3. Governing(adj)

    requiring a particular case

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    Rank popularity for the word 'governing' in Adjectives Frequency: #1011


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