"governments" in the noun sense
1. government, authorities, regime
the organization that is the governing authority of a political unit
"the government reduced taxes"
"the matter was referred to higher authorities"
2. government, governing, governance, government activity, administration
the act of governing exercising authority
"regulations for the governing of state prisons"
"he had considerable experience of government"
government) the system or form by which a community or other political unit is governed
4. politics, political science, government
the study of government of states and other political units
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