governing governing  /ˈɡə vər nɪŋ/


  1. (n) the act of governing; exercising authority
  2. (adj) responsible for making and enforcing rules and laws


  1. The former child film stars and identical twins who have been governing Poland for the past two years, Lech and Jaroslaw Kaczynski, have been the butt of many jokes.
  2. Reagan has skipped over the minutiae of governing to articulate a clear vision for America.
  3. But Livni made it clear that she would welcome Lieberman into a governing coalition if she won, which says something about the state of moderation in Israeli politics these days.


  1. FIFA Says Brazil World Cup Soccer Trademark Abuse More Than 2010

    Soccer’s governing body FIFA said it found more cases of copyright infringement related to next year’s World Cup in Brazil than it did a year before South Africa hosted sports’ most-watched event in 2010.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Bloomberg

  2. Hart district announces provisional appointment to governing board

    Mr. Paul B. Strickland, member of the Governing Board of the Wm. S. Hart Union High School District, has submitted his resignation as a member of the Board, effective May 1, 2013.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: The Signal

  3. Mental Health Center plan approved by Region V governing board

    After a unanimous vote from the Region V Systems governing board Monday, the plan to privatize Lancaster County's mental health services is complete and awaiting signatures on contracts.
    on June 11, 2013     Source: Lincoln Journal Star


  1. Asked whether he could work with Nawaz Sharif, the prime minister he overthrew in 1999, Musharraf said: "The government is run by the prime minister. The president has no mandate to share governing power with the prime minister."
    on Feb 20, 2008 By: Pervez Musharraf Source: Reuters South Africa

  2. "I want to thank the President for nominating me to serve in his Cabinet as Secretary of Commerce. This was a great honor, and I had felt that I could bring some views and ideas that would assist him in governing during this difficult time,"...
    on Feb 12, 2009 By: Judd Gregg Source:

  3. "This is of course a warning shot for the governing parties," said Foreign Minister Guido Westerwelle, the Vice-Chancellor and leader of the Free Democrats. "We must make an effort to win back lost trust."
    on May 10, 2010 By: Guido Westerwelle Source: Brisbane Times

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