- 1Conduct the policy, actions, and affairs of (a state, organization, or people): he was incapable of governing the country (as adjective governing) the governing coalitionMás ejemplos en oraciones
- It was expected that the task of governing the state would bring impartiality and moderation in their conduct.
- Here in Tamil Nadu, the party which governs the state didn't win a single seat.
- This is not an innocent programme, and in the past it's been closely linked to broader ideas of governing the state.
- 1.1Control, influence, or regulate (a person, action, or course of events): the future of Jamaica will be governed by geography, not historyMás ejemplos en oraciones
- Lith printing of course is governed by the laws of physics and chemistry.
- These trajectories are governed by the fundamental laws of gravity and the motion of the object.
- Within the limits of the laws and regulations that govern our work, we seek to provide the highest level of customer service.
- 1.2 (govern oneself) Conduct oneself, especially with regard to controlling one’s emotions: men would give in to passion and become unable to govern themselvesMás ejemplos en oraciones
- We believe in the right of British people to govern themselves and control their own borders.
- You have now been provided notice of the law, and thus, please govern yourself accordingly.
- I think the question you're trying to ask is whether I am able to govern myself well, and by that I mean, am I able to regulate my thoughts and actions according to a set of personal values, morals, ethics, etc.
- 1.3Serve to decide (a legal case).Más ejemplos en oraciones
- The previous chapter discussed the substantive law that governs malpractice cases.
- The judge proceeded on the basis that the case was governed by the Criminal Justice Act 1988 as amended by the Proceeds of Crime Act 1995.
- That was a decision of the Privy Council on appeal from the Supreme Court of Canada regarding a case governed by the law of Quebec.
- 2 Grammar (Of a word) require that (another word or group of words) be in a particular case: the Latin preposition “cum” governs nouns in the ablativeMás ejemplos en oraciones
- Verbs can be either transitive or intransitive, a transitive verb governs an object, whereas an intransitive verb does not.
- The Greek preposition had several meanings, depending on whether it governed the accusative, genitive, or dative case.
- In the absence of any rule governing the cases of pronouns the authors conclude it is not ‘wrong’ to say ‘They invited my partner and I to lunch’.
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- The possibilities of stability and governability are very slim.
- Ironically, with the arrival of elected governments, we have witnessed the aggressive, disproportionate growth of corruption, to the degree that it has become the main obstacle to governability.
- Today, the trust in the leadership, the governability, the economic future and even social attitudes are rapidly disintegrating.
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- We were supposed to become unthinking, obedient, silent and submissive so as to be governable, exploitable and harmless.
- The country appears to be both viable and governable.
- Its 25 members are discussing proposals for a new, carefully crafted constitution that will make it at once more governable and more democratic - a pipedream even 18 months ago.
Middle English: from Old French governer, from Latin gubernare 'to steer, rule', from Greek kubernan 'to steer'.