A coalition government, especially one subordinating party differences to the national interest in a time of crisis, as in Britain under Ramsay MacDonald in 1931-5.
- He does not head a national government but is openly relying on other parties to drive support for the war through parliament.
- Smuts and the South African Party were brought into a national government that presided over a period of rapid economic expansion.
- The Congress-led national government has stepped in to try to quell anger and concern over the tragedy.
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