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verb govern pronunciation in British English /ˈɡʌvə(r)n/
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present tense
I/you/we/theygovern
he/she/itgoverns
present participlegoverning
past tensegoverned
past participlegoverned
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  1. 1
    [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.
  2. 3
    [transitive] to control the way that an organization such as a business or society operates
    The company is governed by strict environmental regulations.
    rules governing union elections

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