governmental governmental  /ˈɡə vər ˌmɛn təl/

Definition(s):

  • (adj) relating to or dealing with the affairs or structure of government or politics or the state

Usage(s):

  1. governmental objective, which objective is to maintain the classification.
  2. They voted to overturn the challenged governmental action in about 1 out of every 6 constitutional cases.
  3. This is troubling because, by funding this and other healers, the NHS is, in effect, giving British governmental sanction to quackery.

News

  1. Russian rights group evicted from Moscow office

    By Steve Gutterman MOSCOW (Reuters) - Authorities forcibly evicted a prominent Russian human rights organization from its office in the early hours of Saturday in a raid its director said he believed was ordered by officials in President Vladimir Putin's administration. For Human Rights is one of the best-known of the hundreds of non-governmental organizations (NGOs) which have been subjected to ...
    on June 22, 2013     Source: Reuters via Yahoo! News

  2. World Bank to help Bangladeshis prepare for migrant work abroad

    DHAKA (Reuters) - The World Bank signed a $2.58 million deal with Bangladesh's biggest non-governmental agency on Friday to help improve prospects for Bangladeshis intending to migrate abroad for work. Under the deal with the BRAC NGO, a pilot project will develop Community Based Organisations to help ensure potential migrants are well informed about states where they seek jobs and help manage ...
    on June 21, 2013     Source: Reuters via Yahoo! News

  3. The City of Oslo Applies for a Financial Governmental Guarantee for the 2022 Winter Olympics

    The application for a financial governmental guarantee to stage the Oslo 2022 Winter Olympics and Paralympics was officially delivered to the Minister of Culture today. With this,
    on June 20, 2013     Source: Business Wire via Yahoo! Finance

Quotes

  1. "A US attorney who is unsuccessful from a political perspective, either because he or she has alienated the leadership of the department in Washington or cannot work constructively with law enforcement or other governmental constituencies in the...
    on Mar 29, 2007 By: Kyle Sampson Source: Forbes

  2. "The goal of avoiding governmental endorsement does not require eradication of all religious symbols in the public realm," Kennedy wrote. "A cross by the side of a public highway marking, for instance, the place where a state trooper perished...
    on Apr 28, 2010 By: Anthony Kennedy Source: ChristianExaminer

  3. "I condemn the continuous crimes committed by the Zionist occupation against our people," Haniyeh said, in a statement released Thursday. "The assassinations and the bombardment of civil and governmental buildings is not going to weaken the...
    on Feb 28, 2006 By: Ismail Haniyeh Source: 940 News

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