Translation of govern in Spanish:


gobernar, v.

Pronunciation /ˈɡəvərn/ /ˈɡʌv(ə)n/

Definition of gobernar in Spanish

transitive verb

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    • 1.1(rule, administer)

      • It was expected that the task of governing the state would bring impartiality and moderation in their conduct.
      • Here in Tamil Nadu, the party which governs the state didn't win a single seat.
      • This is not an innocent programme, and in the past it's been closely linked to broader ideas of governing the state.
      • If governing a state is like steering a ship, however, what we need are reliable facts and sound explanations of how the vessel works.
      • Thus when practised, Communism has often resulted in the exploitation of the individual as a servant to the state and those who govern the state have gained much.
      • It was a time of considerable turmoil in the cities and it was to govern the state with a fair, but at the same time, a firm hand.
      • It also set up local governing organizations and cooperatives, that have allowed the peasants to attain more control of their lives and livelihood.
      • The new Irish state was governed, like its northern counterpart, by a bicameral parliament whose procedures were loosely modelled on those of Westminster.
      • The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland is the formal name of the sovereign state governed by Parliament in London.
      • The organization is governed by a conference that meets every four years, with each state and each national society having a representative and an equal vote.
      • The Netherlands is a unitary state governed by a central body.
      • The organization is governed by a board of directors that represents all parts of the industry.
      • He's working to head off future suits by trying to persuade Oregon's high school sports governing organization to draw up guidelines about proper conduct for coaches.
      • The new Belgian state was mostly governed by French speakers.
      • A fifty-member volunteer board of directors governed the organization.
      • We want a state governed by institutions, a state which is subject to law.
      • Drug testing, legal and social issues, and future directions by sports governing organizations are also discussed.
      • The new law makes significant changes in the way these organizations are governed and how funds are raised.
      • They were territorial states governed by absolutist monarchs engaged in a struggle for security and survival.
      • It governs the organisation and operations of the Olympic Movement and stipulates the conditions for the celebration of Olympic Games.
      • Lith printing of course is governed by the laws of physics and chemistry.
      • These trajectories are governed by the fundamental laws of gravity and the motion of the object.
      • Within the limits of the laws and regulations that govern our work, we seek to provide the highest level of customer service.
      • All of these events are governed by the fundamental laws of physics which, as far as we know, can not be violated.
      • According to the organisers, laws and regulations governing our marine environment are a mess of contradiction, loopholes and environmental lunacy.
      • There are strict rules and regulations governing these types of events.
      • In most cases the laws and regulations governing the establishment of an airgun range are much less strict than those involved in establishing a firearm range.
      • The report continues to state that the same sort of regulations that control tobacco should govern marijuana.
      • Complex laws and regulations govern the cancellation of debts once soldiers leave the service, he said.
      • They should work whatever hours are necessary, with minimal regulation governing the hours and conditions of work, and they should commit themselves to participating in civil society.
      • State laws and regulations govern the profession of nursing.
      • The war effort was governed throughout its course by War Directives which came from Hitler himself.
      • Of course, other regulators and legislation govern these products, but voluntary regulation will never be as forceful as the statutory requirements.
      • While controlling some things that govern our lives we acknowledge the existence of other forces about which we can do little or nothing.
      • There are no straight-forward villains, merely morally ambiguous characters who are drawn into an increasingly complex world that is governed by events beyond their control.
      • The historian can discern regular patterns and sequences, and thereby identify laws governing social development which are operative in societies of similar character, however distant in space or time.
      • Why is that inflammable liquids such as petrol, paraffin and others are sold and stored at these markets without due regard to safety regulations governing the handling of such substances?
      • The new regulation governing the regime was finally agreed at the beginning of November and it will come into effect from January 1, 2002.
      • A policy governing the allocation of space for buses and taxis at council-owned ranks around Johannesburg has been approved after a series of consultative workshops.
      • Status and civic ideology governed the allocation of scarce resources.

    • 1.2(determine)

      the laws governing trade practices las leyes que regulan la práctica comercial

    • 1.3literary (restrain)

      (temper/passion) dominar
      • We believe in the right of British people to govern themselves and control their own borders.
      • You have now been provided notice of the law, and thus, please govern yourself accordingly.
      • I think the question you're trying to ask is whether I am able to govern myself well, and by that I mean, am I able to regulate my thoughts and actions according to a set of personal values, morals, ethics, etc.
      • She understood that if a ruler cannot govern herself, she will not be able to govern others, and the result will be tyranny.

    • 1.4governing present participle

      (party) de gobierno
      (principle) rector
      (passion) dominante
      governing body organismo rector

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    (case/mood) regir
    • Verbs can be either transitive or intransitive, a transitive verb governs an object, whereas an intransitive verb does not.
    • The Greek preposition had several meanings, depending on whether it governed the accusative, genitive, or dative case.
    • In the absence of any rule governing the cases of pronouns the authors conclude it is not ‘wrong’ to say ‘They invited my partner and I to lunch’.

intransitive verb

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