Share this entry

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

Translation of government in French:


  • 2 countable (ruling body) (+ v sg ou pl)
    (the State)
    l'État (m)
    to form a government the government of Brazil
    le gouvernement du Brésil
    the Churchill government
    le gouvernement Churchill
    our party is in government
    notre parti est au pouvoir
    before n (minister, official, plan, intervention, investigator)
    du gouvernement
    (agency, decree, department, grant, majority, policy, publication)
    (expenditure, borrowing)
    de l'État
    (loan, funds)

Definition of government in:

Share this entry


What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove ads and access premium resources


    Next Score:
    Word of the day luxe
    Pronunciation: ləks
    expensive and of high quality; luxurious