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  1. governor

    • IPA[ˈɡəv(ə)nər]

    美式

    • n.
      the elected executive head of a state of the US.;an official appointed to govern a town or region.
    • noun: governor, plural noun: governors

    • 釋義

    名詞

    • 1. the elected executive head of a state of the US.
    • an official appointed to govern a town or region.
    • the representative of the British Crown in a colony or in a Commonwealth state that regards the monarch as head of state.
    • 2. British the head of a public institution the governor of the Bank of England
    • a member of a governing body.
    • 3. British informal the person in authority; one's employer.
    • 4. a device automatically regulating the supply of fuel, steam, or water to a machine, ensuring uniform motion or limiting speed.