government

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government(
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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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government
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (general)
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).
to form a governmentformar gobierno
government policyla política gubernamental
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government [ˈɡʌvnmənt]
noun
1 (Pol) gobierno (m)
...our system of government The Government are to carry out a review of ... ...democratic governments in countries like Britain and the US
the Labour Government el gobierno or la administración laborista
2 (Gram) etc régimen (m)
modifier
[+intervention, support, loan] estatal; del estado; [+responsibility, decision] gubernamental; del gobierno
government body (n) ente (m) gubernamental or oficial
government bonds (n) bonos (m) del Estado
government department (n) ministerio (m); departamento (m) gubernamental; secretaría (f); (Méx)
government expenditure (n)
government spending See culture box in entry government.
government grant (n) subvención (f) estatal
government health warning (n) advertencia (f) del Ministerio de Sanidad
I confidently predict that soon, every violent image will carry an even larger government health warning than do cigarette ads today Boxes of confetti should carry a government health warning. Marriage, dear newlyweds, is bad for your health
Government House (n) (Britain) palacio (m) del gobernador/de la gobernadora
government issue (n) propiedad (f) del Estado
government policy (n) política (f) gubernamental or del gobierno
government securities (n) bonos (m) del Estado
government spending (n) el gasto público
government stock (n) reservas (f) del Estado
government subsidy (n) subvención (f) estatal; subvención (f) del gobierno
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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