how to pronounce governance


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governance is pronounced in three syllables

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An example use of governance in a speech by a native speaker of british english:

“… instability central governance was but a …”

meanings of governance


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

governance frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word governance occurs in english on average 1.8 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2+ level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics governance can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that governance can be often used in the following areas:

1) business and work;

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