govern

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group of persons chosen to govern the affairs of a corporation or other large institution board of directors , directorate
motivation deriving logically from ethical or moral principles that govern a person's thoughts and actions conscience , moral sense , scruples , sense of right and wrong
rules in Chinese philosophy that govern spatial arrangement and orientation in relation to patterns of yin and yang and the flow of energy (qi); the favorable or unfavorable effects are taken into consideration in designing and siting buildings and graves feng shui
govern badly misrule
colony given to a proprietor to govern (in 17th century) proprietary colony
govern according to rules regulate
authority of a state to govern another state sovereignty
use of a word to govern two or more words though agreeing in number or case etc. with only one syllepsis
use of a word to govern two or more words though appropriate to only one zeugma
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