governing

Definitions of governing
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adj responsible for making and enforcing rules and laws

governing bodies”
Synonyms:
dominant
exercising influence or control

n the act of governing; exercising authority

“regulations for the governing of state prisons”
Synonyms:
administration, governance, government, government activity
Types:
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misgovernment, misrule
government that is inefficient or dishonest
lawmaking, legislating, legislation
the act of making or enacting laws
trust busting
(law) government activities seeking to dissolve corporate trusts and monopolies (especially under the United States antitrust laws)
criminalisation, criminalization
legislation that makes something illegal
decriminalisation, decriminalization
legislation that makes something legal that was formerly illegal
enactment, passage
the passing of a law by a legislative body
Type of:
social control
control exerted (actively or passively) by group action

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