- nounthe organization that is the governing authority of a political unit (Freq. 10)-
the government reduced taxes-
the matter was referred to higher authorities• Hypernyms: ↑polity• Hyponyms:↑authoritarian state, ↑authoritarian regime, ↑bureaucracy, ↑ancien regime, ↑court, ↑royal court, ↑Downing Street, ↑empire, ↑federal government, ↑government-in-exile, ↑local government, ↑military government, ↑stratocracy, ↑palace, ↑papacy, ↑pontificate, ↑puppet government, ↑puppet state, ↑pupet regime, ↑state, ↑state government, ↑totalitarian state, ↑totalitation regime• Member Meronyms:↑government department, ↑legislature, ↑legislative assembly, ↑legislative body, ↑general assembly, ↑law-makers, ↑executive, ↑judiciary, ↑bench, ↑division, ↑government officials, ↑officialdom• Part Meronyms:
Useful english dictionary. 2012.