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verb govern pronunciation in American English /ˈɡʌvərn/
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present tense
I/you/we/theygovern
he/she/itgoverns
present participlegoverning
past tensegoverned
past participlegoverned
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    [intransitive/transitive] to control and manage an area, city, or country and its people

    The region is now governed by Morocco.

    The party will not be able to govern alone.

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