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governing body

n. the persons (or committees or departments etc.) who make up a body for the purpose of administering something; "he claims that the present administration is corrupt"; "the governance of an association is responsible to its members"; "he quickly became recognized as a member of the establishment" [syn: administration, governance, establishment, brass, organization, organisation]

Governing body

A governing body is an organization of people that administers something.

Governing body may refer to:

Usage examples of "governing body".

The honor of my house would never let me make a false statement to the governing body I hold so dear, and who my very foremothers helped to create.

I take him to mean that for now the military commanders will take their orders from the Defense Committee, which in turn will answer to the Coordinating Committee, which is, in effect, the chief governing body.

They were all picked at random by the habitat's personnel computer, and required to serve a year on the governing body.

He didn't remark on his disdain for all this burrowing and hiding-Earth's governing body skulking at the bottom of a hole in the ground like frightened rabbits!

I would say that what I finally discovered may have universal application: no governing body can ever obtain an accurate account of reality from those over whom it holds power.

We know the limitations that apply to this or any human governing body.

He and his First Officer had been denied the courtesy of a face-to-face meeting with Earth's governing body and had been shown, instead, to this interrogation chamber.

Stormont is the parliament or governing body of Northern Ireland which is, of course, next to ourselves, the country most closely concerned with the outcome of those negotiations.

Unfortunately, the governing body of Mercurythe Conclave of Talentshad once again decided it had to worry about the safety and long term well being of the people it was supposed to serve.

Important parents and the governing body filled the seats about them.

Xen Urzin was President of the Triad that headed Kronia's governing body, formally known as the Congress of Leaders.