What does governing mean?

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gov·ern·ing

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. government, governing, governance, government activity, administrationadjective

    the act of governing; exercising authority

    "regulations for the governing of state prisons"; "he had considerable experience of government"

  2. governingadjective

    responsible for making and enforcing rules and laws

    "governing bodies"

Wikipedia

  1. governing

    Governance is the process of interactions through the laws, social norms, power (social and political) or language as structured in communication of an organized society over a social system (family, social group, formal or informal organization, a territory under a jurisdication or across territories). It is done by the government of a state, by a market, or by a network. It is the process of choosing the right course among the actors involved in a collective problem that leads to the creation, reinforcement, or reproduction of acceptable conduct and social order". In lay terms, it could be described as the political processes that exist in and between formal institutions. A variety of entities (known generically as governing bodies) can govern. The most formal is a government, a body whose sole responsibility and authority is to make binding decisions in a given geopolitical system (such as a political entity) by establishing rules and guidelines. Other types of governing include an organization (such as a legal entity recognized as a legal entity by a government), a socio-political group (hierarchical political organization, tribe, violent group, family, identifiable religious suborg, etc.), or another, informal group of people. In business and outsourcing relationships, Governance Frameworks are built into relational contracts that foster long-term collaboration and innovation.Governance is the way rules, norms and actions are structured, sustained, regulated and held accountable. The degree of formality depends on the internal rules of a given social entity and, externally, with its business term. As such, governance may take many forms, driven by many different motivations and with many different results. For instance, a government may operate as a democracy where citizens vote on who should govern and the public good is the goal, while a non-profit organization or a corporation may be governed by a small board of directors and pursue more specific aims. In addition, a variety of external actors without decision-making power can influence the process of governing. These include lobbies, think tanks, political parties, non-government organizations, community and media. Most institutions of higher education offer governance as an area of study, such as the Balsillie School of International Affairs, Munk School of Global Affairs, Sciences Po Paris, Graduate Institute Geneva, Hertie School, and London School of Economics, among others.

ChatGPT

  1. governing

    Governing refers to the act of conducting the policy, actions, and affairs of an entity, such as a state, organization, or group, by making decisions, enacting laws, or managing public resources. It involves establishing and implementing policies, rules, and regulations for the smooth functioning and betterment of the entity.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Governing

    of Govern

  2. Governingadjective

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

  3. Governingadjective

    requiring a particular case

Editors Contribution

  1. governingverb

    Verb form of the word govern.

    The governing principle was one of honesty and integrity.


    Submitted by MaryC on March 12, 2020  

British National Corpus

  1. Adjectives Frequency

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

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of governing in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of governing in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Examples of governing in a Sentence

  1. Allison Herren Lee:

    The law governing market manipulation is almost as chaotic as the trading in GameStop shares.

  2. Thomas Paine:

    The trade of governing has always been monopolized by the most ignorant and the most rascally individuals of mankind.

  3. Proverb:

    When the government has no ears to listen with, then she has no head for governing.

  4. John Bel Edwards:

    The president is doing what his party expects him to do. When it was time for governing, he invited me to the White House nine times.

  5. Wang Qishan:

    Dangers of laziness, inability to properly act, remoteness from the people and passive corruption hang even more acutely in front of the party, if allowed to continue then it will weaken the party's ability to govern and shake the party's basis for governing.

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