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Noun governance has 2 senses
- administration, governance, governing body, establishment, brass, organization, organisation - 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"
--1 is a kind of body
--1 is a part of government, authorities, regime
--1 has parts: hierarchy, power structure, pecking order
--1 has members: advisory board, planning board
--1 has particulars:
- government, governing, governance, government activity - the act of governing; exercising authority; "regulations for the governing of state prisons"; "he had considerable experience of government"
--2 is a kind of social control
--2 has particulars: