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governmental (adj.)

1744, from government + -al (1). Related: Governmentally. A Middle English word in the same sense was gubernatif (late 14c.).

updated on April 06, 2015

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Definitions of governmental from WordNet

governmental (adj.)
relating to or dealing with the affairs or structure of government or politics or the state;
public confidence and governmental morale
governmental policy
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