governement

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Middle English[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Old French governement; equivalent to governen +‎ -ment.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈɡuvɛrnəmɛnt/, /ˈɡuvɛr(n)mɛnt/

Noun[edit]

governement (plural governementz or governementes)

  1. The action of governing; a method of control.
  2. A force which governs, directs, or influences.

Descendants[edit]

  • English: government
  • Scots: government

References[edit]


Old French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

governer +‎ -ment.

Noun[edit]

governement m (oblique plural governemenz or governementz, nominative singular governemenz or governementz, nominative plural governement)

  1. government

Descendants[edit]