masculine noun
1. government (de país, región)
  • el gobierno en pleno asistió al acto -> all the members of the government attended
  • gobierno autónomo -> autonomous government
  • gobierno central -> central government
  • gobierno civil (Antes) -> = body representing the central government in each province (peninsular Spanish)
  • gobierno de coalición -> coalition government
  • gobierno militar -> = body representing the army in each province (peninsular Spanish)
  • gobierno provisional -> caretaker government
  • gobierno de transición -> caretaker o interim government
2. government buildings (edificio)
3. running, management (administración, gestión)
4. control (control)

gobierno [go-be-ayr’-no]
1. Government, form of a community with respect to the disposition of the supreme authority. (m)
2. Government, administration of public affairs, executive power. (m)
3. Government, district or province under the command of a governor. (m)
4. The space of time which the administration of a governor lasts, and the manner in which he governs. (m)
5. Government, regularity of behavior, guidance (en general), conduct, management, direction. (m)
  • Gobierno autónomo -> autonomous government
  • Gobierno militar -> military government
  • Gobierno de la casa -> house keeping
(Yo gobierno, yo gobierne, from Gobernar.V. ACERTAR.

1 (Política) government
el gobierno español the Spanish government
gobierno autonómico gobierno autónomo autonomous government; regional government
gobierno central central government
gobierno de coalición coalition government
gobierno de concentración government of national unity
gobierno de gestión caretaker government
el Gobierno de la Nación central Government
gobierno de transición transition government
gobierno directo direct rule
gobierno en funciones caretaker government
gobierno fantasma shadow cabinet
gobierno interino interim government
gobierno militar military government
2 (dirección) guidance; direction; (gerencia) management; (manejo) control; handling
para su gobierno for your guidance; for your information; servir de gobierno a algn to act as a guide to sb; serve as a norm for sb
gobierno doméstico gobierno de la casa housekeeping; running of the household
3 (puesto) governorship; (edificio) Government House
gobierno civil (puesto) civil governorship; (edificio) civil governor's residence
4 (Náutica) steering; (timón) helm
buen gobierno navigability; de buen gobierno navigable; easily steerable
mirar contra el gobierno (S. Cone) to squint; be boss-eyed (familiar)

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