[ US /ˈɡəvɝnɪŋ/ ]
[ UK /ɡˈʌvənɪŋ/ ]
  1. the act of governing; exercising authority
    he had considerable experience of government
    regulations for the governing of state prisons
  1. responsible for making and enforcing rules and laws
    governing bodies
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How To Use governing In A Sentence

  • The rules governing the use of the Royal Standard were tightened during the reign of Edward VII.
  • The Governing Body, in its wisdom, devolved decision making for the trophy's route to its constituent bodies, the counties.
  • Restrictions governing building in London were first issued by royal proclamation.
  • The opposition formed a seven-party coalition and ejected the governing party from office for the first time since its formation in 1955.
  • Last month, Najib said the government would establish a bi- partisan parliamentary committee to review changes to electoral rules, and that authorities would also consider amending laws governing censorship of print media. -- Top News
  • The absence of alternation also has consequences for the governing elite.
  • `Because she told the dean who was interviewing her that the college and governing body system was corrupt and doomed. DEATH AND TRANSFIGURATION
  • Governing bodies are allowed to sanction owners and teams.
  • The staff expressed the hope that the administration and governing board would act in conformity with these standards.
  • But as knowledge of wave motions developed and the laws of governing them were better understood, the receiver was "tuned" to respond to the transmitter, that is, the transmitter was made to set up a definite rate of vibrations in the ether and the receiver made to respond to this rate, just like two tuning forks sounding the same note. Marvels of Modern Science
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