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General dictionaries General (9 matching dictionaries)
  1. governs: Merriam-Webster.com [home, info]
  2. governs: Collins English Dictionary [home, info]
  3. governs: Vocabulary.com [home, info]
  4. Governs, governs: Wordnik [home, info]
  5. governs: Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary [home, info]
  6. governs: Wiktionary [home, info]
  7. governs: Dictionary.com [home, info]
  8. governs: Cambridge Dictionary of American English [home, info]
  9. governs: Dictionary/thesaurus [home, info]

Business dictionaries Business (1 matching dictionary)
  1. governs: Legal dictionary [home, info]

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Quick definitions from WordNet (governing)

noun:  the act of governing; exercising authority ("Regulations for the governing of state prisons")
adjective:  responsible for making and enforcing rules and laws ("Governing bodies")

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