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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Governance  \Gov"ern*ance\,  n.  [F.  gouvernance.] 
  Exercise  of  authority;  control;  government;  arrangement. 
  --Chaucer.  --J.  H.  Newman. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  governance 
  n  1:  the  persons  (or  committees  or  departments  etc.)  who  make  up 
  a  governing  body  and  who  administer  something  "he 
  claims  that  the  present  administration  is  corrupt";  "the 
  governance  of  an  association  is  responsible  to  its 
  members";  "he  quickly  became  recognized  as  a  member  of 
  the  establishment"  [syn:  {administration},  {establishment}, 
  {brass},  {organization},  {organisation}] 
  2:  the  act  of  governing;  exercising  authority;  "regulations  for 
  the  government  of  state  prisons";  "he  had  considerable 
  experience  of  government"  [syn:  {government},  {governing}] 




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