|1.||[ noun ] the persons (or committees or departments etc.) who make up a governing body and who administer something|
|Synonyms:||organization administration establishment brass organisation governance|
"he claims that the present administration is corrupt" "the governance of an association is responsible to its members"
|Related terms:||body management judiciary executive government_officials top_brass county_council curia hierarchy advisory_board government hierarchy form organize administer organize mastermind|