Definition of gubernation in English:

gubernation

noun

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  • The action or fact of governing; guidance, control; rule, government.

Origin

Late Middle English; earliest use found in Boccaccio's De Claris Mulieribus. Probably partly (i) from Middle French gubernacion, gubernation control, rule, government, probably an alteration of gouvernacion, gouvernation after classical Latin gubernāre.

Pronunciation

gubernation

/ˌɡuːbəˈneɪʃn/