Governableness Gov"ern*a*ble*ness, n. The quality of being governable; manageableness.

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  • governableness — noun The state of being governable …   Wiktionary

  • governableness — n. quality of being able to be managed …   English contemporary dictionary

  • governableness — gov·ern·able·ness …   English syllables

  • governableness — noun see governable …   Useful english dictionary

  • Governability — Gov ern*a*bil i*ty, n. Governableness. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • govern — governable, adj. governability, governableness, n. /guv euhrn/, v.t. 1. to rule over by right of authority: to govern a nation. 2. to exercise a directing or restraining influence over; guide: the motives governing a decision. 3. to hold in… …   Universalium

  • governable — adjective Capable of being governed or subjected to authority; amenable to law or rule; controllable; manageable; obedient. See Also: governableness …   Wiktionary

  • ungovernableness — un·governableness …   English syllables

  • govern — v. 1 a tr. rule or control (a State, subject, etc.) with authority; conduct the policy and affairs of (an organization etc.). b intr. be in government. 2 a tr. influence or determine (a person or a course of action). b intr. be the predominating… …   Useful english dictionary

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