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govern

US [ˈɡʌvərn]
UK [ˈɡʌvə(r)n]
  • v.治理;控制;管理;统治
  • Web支配;决定,支配;运转
Simple Present:governs  Present Participle:governing  Past Tense:governed  
govern
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v.
1.
[t][i]
~ (sth)
统治;控制;管理;治理to legally control a country or its people and be responsible for introducing new laws, organizing public services, etc.
The country is governed by elected representatives of the people.
这个国家由民选代表统治。
He accused the opposition party of being unfit to govern.
他指责反对党无力治理国事。
2.
[t][oftpass]
~ sth
控制;影响;支配to control or influence sb/sth or how sth happens, functions, etc.
Prices are governed by market demand.
价格的高低取决于市场的需求。
All his decisions have been entirely governed by self-interest.
他的所有决定都受利己之心的支配。
We need changes in the law governing school attendance.
我们需要对影响就学率的法规做些改动。
3.
[t]
~ sth
支配(词或短语的形式或用法)if a wordgoverns another word or phrase, it affects how that word or phrase is formed or used

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