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  • v. Present participle of govern.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Holding the superiority; prevalent; controlling
  • adj. Requiring a particular case.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. the act of governing; exercising authority
  • adj. responsible for making and enforcing rules and laws

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