Associations to the word «Governance»


GOVERNANCE, noun. The process, or the power, of governing; government or administration.
GOVERNANCE, noun. The specific system by which a political system is ruled.
GOVERNANCE, noun. The group of people who make up an administrative body.
GOVERNANCE, noun. The state of being governed.
GOVERNANCE, noun. (management) Accountability for consistent, cohesive policies, processes and decision rights.

Dictionary definition

GOVERNANCE, noun. The persons (or committees or departments etc.) who make up a body for the purpose of administering something; "he claims that the present administration is corrupt"; "the governance of an association is responsible to its members"; "he quickly became recognized as a member of the establishment".
GOVERNANCE, noun. The act of governing; exercising authority; "regulations for the governing of state prisons"; "he had considerable experience of government".

Wise words

Words are always getting conventionalized to some secondary meaning. It is one of the works of poetry to take the truants in custody and bring them back to their right senses.
William Butler Yeats