Translation of government in Spanish:


Pronunciation: /ˈgʌvərnmənt; ˈgʌvənmənt/


  • 1.1 u (permanent structure) gobierno (m), estado (m) government owned estatal, del Estado, público to be in government (BrE) estar* en el poder 1.2 u c (administration) gobierno (m), régimen (m) a military/democratic government un gobierno or un régimen militar/democrático to form a government formar gobierno the scandal caused the government to fall o the fall of the government el escándalo provocó la caída del gobierno the Government is o (BrE also) are determined to … el Gobierno está decidido a … (before n) government bonds bonos (mpl) del Estado government department ministerio (m) or (Méx) secretaría (f) government grant beca (f) del gobierno government health warning advertencia (f) sanitaria del Ministerio de Salud government paper papel (m) del estado government pension (AmE) pensión (f) del estado government policy política (f) gubernamental government stock títulos (mpl) or valores (mpl) del Estado government surplus superávit (m) público

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