central government

central government
central government noun
The government controlling a whole country, as opposed to local government
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Main Entry:centre

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central government UK US noun [countable/uncountable] [singular central government plural central governments]
the government of a whole country

a new partnership between local and central government

Thesaurus: government departments and public bodieshyponym

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ˌcentral ˈgovernment [central government] noun uncountable, countable
the government of a whole country, rather than ↑local government which is concerned with smaller areas

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