New English-Irish Dictionary
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govern

1 verb rule, control, regulate TRANSITIVErialaigh verb  c m uto govern a country tír a rialúhe governed his temper chuir sé srian lena chuid feirge, choinnigh sé guaim ar a chuid feirgethere are laws that govern the use of pesticides tá dlíthe ann a rialaíonn úsáid lotnaidicídí 2 verb strongly influence TRANSITIVEstiúir verb  c m urialaigh verb  c m uher life is governed by constant pain tá a saol uile faoi smacht ag an bpian shíoraí, rialaíonn an tsíorphian a saol 3 verb affect how sth happens TRANSITIVErialaigh verb  c m uthe laws governing the movement of the stars na dlíthe a rialaíonn gluaiseacht na réaltaí 4 verb LING determine form of TRANSITIVErialaigh verb  c m uthe adjective is governed by the noun tá an aidiacht faoi réir ag an ainmfhocal