HyperDic: governing_body

English > 1 sense of the expression governing body:
NOUNgroupgoverning body, administration, governance, establishment, brass, organization, organisationthe persons (or committees or departments etc.) who make up a body for the purpose of administering something
English > governing body: 1 sense > noun 1, group
MeaningThe persons (or committees or departments etc.) who make up a body for the purpose of administering something.
Synonymsadministration, governance, establishment, brass, organization, organisation
Membersadvisory board, planning boardA board appointed to advise the chief administrator / administrator
Part ofgovernment, authorities, regimeThe organization that is the governing authority of a political unit
Partshierarchy, power structure, pecking orderThe organization of people at different ranks in an administrative body
NarrowerCuria(Roman Catholic Church) the central administration governing the Roman Catholic Church
county councilThe elected governing body of a county
executivepersons who administer the law
government officials, officialdomPeople elected or appointed to administer a government
judiciary, benchpersons who administer justice
managementThose in charge of running a business
top brassThe most important persons in a governing body
BroaderbodyA group of persons associated by some common tie or occupation and regarded as an entity
Spanishadministración, administración pública, gerencia, gobernanza, organización
Catalanadministració, gerència, organització

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