HyperDic: governed

English > 1 sense of the word governed:
NOUNgroupgovernedthe body of people who are citizens of a particular government
governed > pronunciation
Soundsgah'vernd
Rhymesburned ... unturned: 14 rhymes with ernd...
English > governed: 1 sense > noun 1, group
MeaningThe body of people who are citizens of a particular government.
Example"governments derive their just powers from the consent of the governed"--Declaration of Independence
Broadercitizenry, peopleThe body of citizens of a state or country

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