government

  

Definition

A group of people that governs a community or unit. It sets and administers public policy and exercises executive, political and sovereign power through customs, institutions, and laws within a state. A government can be classified into many types--democracy, republic, monarchy, aristocracy, and dictatorship are just a few.

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  • Each country has its own specific type of government in place to create laws and govern the citizens of that nation.

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