Definition of Government department

1. Noun. A department of government.

Lexicographical Neighbors of Government Department

governing board
governing body
government activity
government agencies
government agency
government agent
government bond
government building
government cheese
government department (current term)
government hospital
government income
government issue
government issues
government man
government men
government minister
government note
government office
government officials
government programs
government revenue
government security
government spending

Literary usage of Government department

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Journal by Royal Society of Arts (Great Britain) (1860)
"... danger of the Society trenching upon a government department which appeared to be very well attended to. They ought to encourage, as far as possible, ..."

2. Simplified Library School Rules: Card Catalog, Accession, Book Numbers by Melvil Dewey (1904)
"3g government department. Enter government departments (country or state) including national or royal libraries, museums, galleries, etc. under name of ..."

3. The Twentieth Century by Caroline Farrar Ware (1908)
"As an indication of the business methods of this government department, ... In a government department precedent is an adequate excuse for non-compliance ..."

4. English Local Government by Sidney Webb, Beatrice Potter Webb (1922)
"direct administration by a central government department that leads to this systematic denial of publicity. A second feature of direct administration by a ..."

5. Commercial Goodwill: Its History, Value, and Treatment in Accounts by Percy Dewe Leake (1921)
"And the terms of any agreement or licence concluded between the inventor or patentee and any person other than a government department, shall be inoperative ..."

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