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CEFR C2 Vocabulary - Government

Here you will learn all the essential words for talking about Government, collected specifically for level C2 learners.

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CEFR C2 Vocabulary
inauguration
[noun]
a formal ceremony at which a person is admitted to office
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crony capitalism
[noun]
an economic system where success in business is determined by close relationships between businesspeople and government officials, rather than market competition
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inaugural
[noun]
the speech delivered by a newly elected President of the United States at their swearing-in ceremony, articulating their plans for their term in office
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demagogue
[noun]
a politician who appeals to the desires and prejudices of ordinary people instead of valid arguments in order to gain support
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spin doctor
[noun]
a person or group of people who are often employed by politicians, public figures, or the government in order to shape the public opinion in their favor
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municipality
[noun]
a political and administrative division having local self-government, typically responsible for governing a specific urban area, town, or city and its surrounding communities
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confederation
[noun]
an organization that consists of countries, parties, or businesses which have formed an alliance to help one another
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entente
[noun]
an understanding or agreement between nations, often informal and less binding than a formal alliance
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kleptocracy
[noun]
a form of government in which corrupt leaders use their power to exploit the country's resources for personal gain
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veto
[noun]
the right to reject or prohibit a decision or proposal, especially one made by someone of an authority
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plutocracy
[noun]
a form of government or society in which power is held and influenced primarily by the wealthy or a small privileged class
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oligarchy
[noun]
a political system in which a small group of high-powered people control a country or organization
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sovereignty
[noun]
the supreme authority of a state or governing body to govern itself without interference from external forces
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to inaugurate
[verb]
to officially start or introduce something
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to devolve on
[verb]
to transfer or delegate responsibility, authority, or a specific matter to a particular individual, group, or entity
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to prorogue
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to suspend or discontinue a session of a legislative body or parliament, typically by the authority of the head of state or government, without dissolving it
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to levy
[verb]
to enforce a type of payment, such as fees, taxes, or fines and collecting them
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to subsidize
[verb]
to provide financial support, typically from the government or an organization, to help reduce the cost of goods, services, or certain activities
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to decentralize
[verb]
to transfer decision-making or administrative power from a central authority to local or regional entities
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to ratify
[verb]
to formally approve a decision, action, etc., typically through an official process or legal means
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to federalize
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to bring under the jurisdiction or authority of a federal government
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