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American English: /ˈɡəvər(n)mənt/
British English: /ˈɡʌv(ə)nˌm(ə)nt/
, /ˈɡʌvəm(ə)nt/

Translation of government in Spanish:


  • 2 uncountable and countable (administration) a military/democratic government
    un gobierno or un régimen militar/democrático
    to form a government the scandal caused the government to fall or the fall of the government
    el escándalo provocó la caída del gobierno
    the Government is or (British also) are determined to …
    el Gobierno está decidido a …
    (before noun) government bonds
    bonos (masculine plural) del Estado
    government department government grant
    beca (feminine) del gobierno
    government health warning
    advertencia (feminine) sanitaria del Ministerio de Salud
    government pension (US)
    pensión (feminine) del estado
    government policy government stock
    títulos (masculine plural) del Estado
    valores (masculine plural) del Estado
    Example sentences
    • We have seen successive governments and home secretaries promise to be tough on crime.
    • He was to form no less than fourteen governments as Prime Minister during the rest of his life.
    • They have never had much faith in governments and have always believed in direct action.
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