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govern (v):
require to be in a certain grammatical case, voice, or mood
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most transitive verbs govern the accusative case in German
govern (v):
direct or strongly influence the behavior of
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His belief in God governs his conduct
govern (v):
bring into conformity with rules or principles or usage; impose regulations
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We cannot regulate the way people dress.
This town likes to regulate

Related Words: orderregulate
govern (v):
exercise authority over; as of nations
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Who is governing the country now?
Related Words: rule
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Give him an inch and he'll want a yard

Elini veren kolunu kaptırır.
Some people always take advantage of favor that is shown them


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