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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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Between or involving participation by two or more political units or levels of a political unit.

Usage examples (38)
  • The chronic uncertainty and instability in intergovernmental relations which has deterred necessary drive and initiative in the private sector.
  • The issue of co-ordination between the different levels of government, popularly called intergovernmental relationships, have not been fully developed in our country.
  • 1960 marked the beginning of a new era in intergovernmental relations.
  • Hence, the desperate need to pretend that the EU will retain "intergovernmental" characteristics. for more
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