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governing body

 
Noun governing body has 1 sense
  1. 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:
     Curia; top brass; executive; judiciary, bench; county council; government officials, officialdom; management
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