Definition of central government noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary


central government

BrE BrE//ˌsentrəl ˈɡʌvənmənt//
; NAmE NAmE//ˌsentrəl ˈɡʌvərnmənt//
[uncountable, countable]
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the government of a whole country, rather than local government which is concerned with smaller areas
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: central government