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Definition of 'governance'

Noun

  1. 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"
       Synonyms: administration governing body establishment brass organization organisation
  2. the act of governing; exercising authority; "regulations for the governing of state prisons"; "he had considerable experience of government"
       Synonyms: government governing government activity


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