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  • n. Bad government.
  • n. Failure to restrict oneself; improper behavior; misconduct.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. Bad government; want of government.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Bad government, management, or administration of public or private affairs.
  • n. Want of self-restraint; irregularity in conduet; misbehavior.

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

  • n. government that is inefficient or dishonest

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