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verb administer, administrate, assume command, be in power, coercere, command, conduct, control, dictate, direct, dominate, enact, exercise authority, exercise power over, exert authority, give orders, guide, have auuhority, have executive charge of, have jurisdiction over, head, hold authority, hold office, hold sway, lead, legislate, manage, officiate, order, oversee, pilot, prescribe, preside over, prevail on, regere, regulate, reign, restrain, rule, steer, superintend, supervise, take charge, take command, wield authority
Associated concepts: governing authority, governing body, governing law
Foreign phrases: Minor minorem custodire non debet, alios enim praesumitur male regere qui seipsum regere nescit.A minor ought not to be guardian to a minor, for a person who knows not how to govern himself is presumed to be unfit to govern others. Mitius imperanti melius paretur. The more gently a person commands, the better he is obeyed.
See also: administer, command, condition, conduct, control, curb, direct, discipline, dominate, handle, inhibit, manage, manipulate, moderate, officiate, operate, order, overlook, oversee, predominate, preside, prevail, qualify, regulate, restrain, subject, subjugate, superintend, supervise, wield
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Self-stimulation by pressure can work wonders when we understand the systems that each energy meridian governs and how to choose the most effective acu-points.
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However, if we continue to neglect our Kidneys, worrying and not giving her enough water, she begins to drop more and more of her responsibilities--memory, hearing, sexual function, and eventually life itself, as the Kidneys govern the length of our lives.
The list below shows a sample of the responsibilities that the energy meridians govern, according to Thothetic Medicine/Acupuncture (a holistic healing system developed from Sri Lankan and Nubian healing philosophies).
Many developing countries refused to discuss an international framework to govern investment until their negotiators had achieved common ground with the developed nations on agriculture.
Some economists, policymakers, and business leaders argue that creation of an international set of rules to govern international investment would facilitate global economic efficiency, just as the GATT/WTO system spurred trade.
Finally, policymakers in the United States and abroad have not explained why international rules to govern foreign investment are in the interest of their own citizens or businesses.
But because every country is different, policymakers have found it difficult to delineate consistent rules to govern entry and post-entry conditions.
469(g)(1)(A) is more akin to an accounting device used to govern the timing of deductions.
to Govern Web Services, Linking Provider and Consumer Applications
0 helped Sabre Holdings create a single integrated platform to govern these aspects of successful Web Services delivery.