governing body

Definitions of governing body
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n the persons (or committees or departments etc.) who make up a body for the purpose of administering something

Synonyms:
administration, brass, establishment, governance, organisation, organization
Types:
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Curia
(Roman Catholic Church) the central administration governing the Roman Catholic Church
top brass
the most important persons in a governing body
executive
persons who administer the law
bench, judiciary
persons who administer justice
county council
the elected governing body of a county
government officials, officialdom
people elected or appointed to administer a government
management
those in charge of running a business
Bush administration
the executive under President George W. Bush
Clinton administration
the executive under President Clinton
Bush administration
the executive under President George H. W. Bush
Reagan administration
the executive under President Reagan
Carter administration
the executive under President Carter
civil service
government workers; usually hired on the basis of competitive examinations
house
the management of a gambling house or casino
bureaucracy, bureaucratism
nonelective government officials
Type of:
body
a group of persons associated by some common tie or occupation and regarded as an entity

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