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One could probably do no better, though, than the title of Heaven 17’s album, “Penthouse and Pavement” — the twin battlegrounds governing British life and sophisti-pop’s concerns.

Last fall, Bjerg signed a new contract with TSM, one in which he secured part-ownership of the organization, a groundbreaking contract term that required special approval from the league’s governing body.

The council last month approved new rules governing e-scooter services.

Conditions in the Otay Mesa Detention Center violate Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s own standards as well as federal law governing the treatment of people with disabilities, a new report from Disability Rights California finds.

Finally, even if women politicians behaved the same as men politicians, their presence in governing institutions matters for democratic legitimacy.

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This is not because of bad leaders, or polarized politics, but because of a governing structure that is fatally flawed.

The Millennial Action Project (MAP) seeks to engage young people in politics and give them more of a voice in governing.

The case against Wilson was never easy to make, given the special laws governing “justifiable homicides” in police shootings.

Anyway, President Obama is going to have to change his style of governing.

Rules governing how those professions were defined should have prevented most workers from being paid less than the minimum wage.

There are some men of great courage, and thus when the Audiencia was governing, it has had excellent successes.

Public corporations are formed for governing the people and are often called municipal corporations.

Better fitted for heading an army than governing the church, he was victorious over the Turks in battle.

Such actions are no longer crimes or thefts,—they are called governing, developing industry, becoming a financial power.

In regard to the governing body, there was to be one only—a mayor and common-council.


On this page you'll find 50 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to governing, such as: administrative, dominant, guiding, ruling, absolute, and ascendant.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.