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Synonyms for govern

Synonyms for govern

to have charge of (the affairs of others)

to exercise the authority of a sovereign

to keep the mechanical operation of (a device) within proper parameters

to exercise authority or influence over

Synonyms for govern

bring into conformity with rules or principles or usage

direct or strongly influence the behavior of

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exercise authority over

require to be in a certain grammatical case, voice, or mood

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Timetric's fiscal regime report covers Bolivia, where the mining industry is governed by the Ministry of Mining and Metallurgy, and the Bolivian Mining Corporation.
This treaty governs accidental and operational oil pollution as well as pollution by chemicals, packaged goods, sewage, garbage, and air pollution.
Department of Treasury published amendments to Circular 230 (hereinafter referred to as "final regulations"), which generally governs practice before the Internal Revenue Service by attorneys, accountants, and other tax consultants and practitioners.
More importantly, it is the governing state law in the First Department, and thus, governs all buildings and service employees located in Manhattan and the Bronx.
Each of the twelve different energy meridians governs a set of responsibilities (see sidebar), and these meridians function just as we do in daily life.
He or she chairs the twice-yearly meetings of Canadian bishops and of the Council of General Synod, which governs the church between General Synods.
In a nutshell the economic benefit regime governs the taxation of endorsement split-dollar plans where the policy owner (often the employer) pays the premium, thereby providing a benefit to the nonowner (often the employee).
Although the IRS Electronic Tax Administration (ETA) governs and sets e-filing eligibility requirements, the IRS Office of Professional Responsibility has jurisdiction over Circular 230.
(10) Subpart J governs the conduct of merchant banking investment activities by financial holding companies as permitted under section 4(k)(4)(H) of the Bank Holding Company Act (12 U.S.C.
1371(b)(1), on the other hand, provides that "[n]o carryforward, and no carryback, arising for a taxable year for which a corporation is a C corporation may be carried to a taxable year for which such corporation is an S corporation." Which section governs the treatment of suspended PALs after a corporate changeover from a C to an S year?