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"Government" is a noun which is often translated as "el gobierno", and "governance" is a noun which is often translated as "la gobernanza". Learn more about the difference between "government" and "governance" below.
government(
guh
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vuhrn
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mihnt
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (group that governs)
a. el gobierno
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The current government has been rocked by the scandal.El gobierno actual ha sido sacudido por el escándalo.
2. (system of political power)
a. el gobierno
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
How many countries have a communist government?¿Cuántos países tienen un gobierno comunista?
b. el régimen
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
After the coup, the junta established a totalitarian government.Después del golpe de estado, la junta estableció un régimen totalitario.
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governance(
guh
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vuhr
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nihns
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (way of governing)
a. la gobernanza
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The vice president was responsible for the governance of the country during the president's illness.El vicepresidente era responsable de la gobernanza del país durante la enfermedad de la presidenta.
b. el gobierno
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The new manager wants to implement a new governance system for the company.El nuevo gerente quiere implementar un nuevo sistema de gobierno para la empresa.
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