The act of governing; the exercise of authority; the administration of laws; control; direction; regulation; as, civil, church, or family government.
The right or power of governing; authority.
The person or persons authorized to administer the laws; the ruling power; the administration.
The body politic governed by one authority; a state; as, the governments of Europe.
A system by which a country or other political unit is organized.
The formal organization that has the legal and political authority to regulate the relationships among members within a society and between the society and those outside its borders.
The party or group of parties (Coalition) that enjoys the support of the majority of Members of the Legislative Assembly.
The political party or coalition of parties which is lead by the Chief Minister.
Agent which exercises political power on behalf of the people. Typically has a monopoly on the offensive use of force. Government does not ask, suggest, or recommend. It tells, threatens, and forces.
The political party or coalition of parties which has won a majority of the seats in the House of Representatives forms the government. The Prime Minister and the Leader of the Opposition are always Members of the House of Representatives.
the organization that is the governing authority of a political unit; "the government reduced taxes"; "the matter was referred to higher authorities"
(government) the system or form by which a community or other political unit is governed; "tyrannical government"
the act of governing; exercising authority; "regulations for the governing of state prisons"; "he had considerable experience of government"
the study of government of states and other political units
a body that thinks it has impunative authority and the power to enforce laws within a civil, corporate
a major sponsor of Baseball in this state
a matter of compulsion and does not stem from any political conviction
an association of men and women authorized by society and the constitution to use force to compel obedience
an exercise in permanent brinkmanship
a political and economic organization that attempts to maintain control of a territory
a Prime Minister with an enviable reputation for personal integrity
the office authority or function of governing
'The organisation, machinery or agency through which a political unit exercises authority and performs functions and which is usually classified according to the distribution of power within it' (Merriam-Webster Online Dictionary)
The majority political party, or coalition of parties, enjoying the support of the Parliament.
The act or process of governing, especially the decision-making and implementation of public policy in a political unit. The authority, leadership, or agent responsible for promoting and protecting human rights.
The party with the most elected members in the House of Commons usually forms the Government. Within the federal Government, the Prime Minister and the Cabinet determine priorities and policies, ensure their implementation and guide the Government's legislation through the House of Commons. An important feature of our system is that the Cabinet is responsible to Parliament. If the Government loses a major vote in the House, the Cabinet resigns. At that point the Governor General may accept the Prime Minister's advice to dissolve Parliament and call an election, or the Governor General may ask the Leader of the Official Opposition to form a new Government. See responsible government
The political party or coalition of parties which has won a majority of support in the Lower House (Legislative Assembly) forms the Government. The Premier and the Leader of the Opposition are always Members of the Lower House. How-to-vote cards Cards handed out to voters by party supporters at voting centres showing how a party or candidate would like voters to fill in their ballot papers. In Victoria, how-to-vote cards handed out within 400 metres of a voting centre on election day must be registered by the VEC. Independent A candidate or elected Member of Parliament who has no political party affiliations.
The political authority responsible for governance. The direction and restraint exercised over the action s of people in communities, societies or national boundaries. [D02811] Webster
The exercise of political authority over the actions and affairs of the people. There are three levels of government in Australia - Federal, State and Local.
The political party with the greatest number of elected members; refers to the government body of a province, state or county, which makes and administers laws.
The offices, departments, and groups of people that control a country, state, city, or other political unit.
In Canada, the Cabinet (headed by the Prime Minister), which has the authority from the Crown to make decisions.
government means the state parliament, the elected government and government agencies that carry out the policies of the elected government and provide services such as education, health and police among many others.
a term variously used to refer to the ministers who head the executive branch of government, the entire executive branch of government, or the entire apparatus of the state.
the act of governing or the collective name for those who have the authority to govern
The executive body that administers the running of the country. Within the context of devolution in Scotland, the term is used informally to describe the full ministerial team (that is, members of the Scottish Executive plus junior Scottish Ministers), as in 'the Scottish government' or the 'coalition government'.