1. (n.) The form or constitution of the civil government of a nation or state; the framework or organization by which the various departments of government are combined into a systematic whole.

2. (n.) Hence: The form or constitution by which any institution is organized; the recognized principles which lie at the foundation of any human institution.

3. (n.) Policy; art; management.

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