Translation of government in Spanish:

government

Pronunciation: /ˈgʌvərnmənt; ˈgʌvənmənt/

n

  • 1.1 u (permanent structure) gobierno (m), estado (m) government owned estatal, del Estado, público to be in government (BrE) estar* en el poder
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    • The American bureaucracy fits somewhat awkwardly into its democratic system of government.
    • It is about whether we will have a system of government and a social system in which we see each other as equals.
    • Is a democratic form of government a necessary pre-condition for the existence of human rights?
    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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    • 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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