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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 gov·er·nance /ˈgʌvɚ/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Gov·ern·ance n.  Exercise of authority; control; government; arrangement.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 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" [syn: 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" [syn: government, governing,
          government activity]