Definitions

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  • adjective Holding the superiority; prevalent; controlling
  • adjective (Gram.) Requiring a particular case.

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  • verb Present participle of govern.

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  • noun the act of governing; exercising authority
  • adjective responsible for making and enforcing rules and laws

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Examples

  • Less than half of a term governing one of the smallest states... and she has more executive experience than McCain too.

    Sarah Palin, the VP pick! [ADDED: And the live-blog and profusion of comments continue here.]

  • Less than half of a term governing one of the smallest states

    Sarah Palin, the VP pick! [ADDED: And the live-blog and profusion of comments continue here.]

  • The headscarf effort, says Mr. Karaman, along with the arrest of his boss and scores of others, has exposed what he calls the governing party's hidden agenda -- a plan to turn Turkey into an Islamic theocracy.

    What Would Ataturk Do?

  • Gautam: Yes, I am sure that families do take advantage of such formula structures but we have truly gained from that and then we also have what we call the governing owners council where we have two external people, two very wise people external people who has been helping us and guiding us, Subhaya and Gurumurti.

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  • I once heard that governing is about doing as little as possible, making only the most subtle changes, allowing the machine to operate as naturally as possible.

    oversight or insight?

  • I once heard that governing is about doing as little as possible, making only the most subtle changes, allowing the machine to operate as naturally as possible.

    oversight or insight?

  • But most critically, governing is about creating a space in which the people it serves are allowed to be great, and to be happy.

    Adaptation

  • But most critically, governing is about creating a space in which the people it serves are allowed to be great, and to be happy.

    aVOIDance

  • But most critically, governing is about creating a space in which the people it serves are allowed to be great, and to be happy.

    6 posts from April 2010

  • But most critically, governing is about creating a space in which the people it serves are allowed to be great, and to be happy.

    Learning

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