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Synonyms for government

Synonyms for government

the continuous exercise of authority over a political unit

a system by which a political unit is controlled

authoritative control over the affairs of others

Synonyms for government

(government) the system or form by which a community or other political unit is governed

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attitudes as the cult of checks and balances, hostility to "big gummint," and the Zoe Lofgrenesque conviction that everything will turn out well so long as we remain true to the constitutional faith of our forefathers.
A powerful linguistic symbol like "Damn gummint," for example, legitimates a more customer service approach and disconnects the language of reform from day-to-day agency realities, which are unlikely to have much to do with "empowering" line employees or the citizens with whom they deal.
The folks in property rights were upset over the prospect that the gummint might take their property without giving them any recompense.
Let's try to swallow the latest bitter fisheries management pill served by our federal gummint in a never-ending red snapper mess that can make a grown man cry.
Gummint A government is, at heart, a mafia with a constitution.