Definition of intergovernmental in English:


Line breaks: inter|gov¦ern|men¦tal
Pronunciation: /ˌɪntəgʌv(ə)nˈmɛnt(ə)l
, -gʌv(ə)ˈmɛnt(ə)l/


  • Relating to or conducted between two or more governments: an intergovernmental conference
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    • For the next two decades the EEC was de facto intergovernmental and advances to supranationality were blocked.
    • As such, the powers of member states and the intergovernmental dimension of the European Union have been privileged in the field of CFSP.
    • Finally, the intergovernmental method finds member governments monopolizing both power to determine policy and power to decide how to organize cooperation.




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