Adjective "intergovernmental" definition and examples



Definitions and examples


Relating to or conducted between two or more governments.
  1. 'More recently, the counterattack of the European Council and the intergovernmental machinery has put this story in question.'
  2. 'When regional or global intergovernmental organizations become the focus for policy-making, then NGOs seek to influence the proceedings.'
  3. 'Yet no intergovernmental consensus for radical change exists.'
  4. 'The task should be referred to an intergovernmental committee of the nation states, and the same structure should be available for defence, foreign and home affairs.'
  5. 'What is the source of the rules or standards under which governmental, intergovernmental, and nongovernmental organizations evaluate and criticize a state?'
  6. 'Finally, the intergovernmental method finds member governments monopolizing both power to determine policy and power to decide how to organize cooperation.'
  7. 'This process is to culminate in another intergovernmental conference in 2004, leading to yet another treaty.'
  8. 'A new intergovernmental conference could cut out the most controversial parts, making it more palatable to British tastes.'
  9. 'He talked about the forthcoming European intergovernmental conference and the possibility that it would require a referendum.'
  10. 'We turn next to federal and state budget trends to assess the potential for added intergovernmental transfers to local governments.'


1. involving two or more governments or levels of government.

More examples(as adjective)

"conferences can be intergovernmental."

"agreements can be intergovernmental."

"commissions can be intergovernmental."

"relations can be intergovernmental."

"meetings can be intergovernmental."

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