Definition of gubernative in US English:

gubernative

adjective

rare
  • Of or relating to government.

Origin

Mid 16th century; earliest use found in Usk's Testament of Loue. From post-classical Latin gubernativus of or relating to government from classical Latin gubernāt-, past participial stem of gubernāre + -īvus.

Pronunciation

gubernative

/ˈɡuːbənətɪv/