transitive verb/verbo transitivo
- 1 1.1 (rule, administer) gobernar* 1.2 (determine) determinar the laws governing trade practices las leyes que regulan la práctica comercialMore example sentences1.3 (restrain) [literary/literario] [temper/passion] dominar
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- 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.
(governing present participle/participio presente)[party] de gobierno; [principle] rector; [passion] dominante governing body organismo (masculine) rector (of school) consejo (masculine) escolarMore example sentences
- 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.
- 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.
- 2 [Linguistics/Lingüística] [case/mood] regir*More example sentences
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- 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.
- 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’.
intransitive verb/verbo intransitivo
Here is a selection of useful words and phrases you will need in real-life situations while you're visiting Spain and other Spanish-speaking countries...
In Spain, a ración is a serving of food eaten in a bar or cafe, generally with a drink. Friends or relatives meet in a bar or cafe, order a number of raciones, and share them.