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governorship

noun gov·er·nor·ship \ˈgə-vən-ər-ˌship also ˈgə-vər-nər-\

: the job of a governor

: the period when a person is a governor

Full Definition of GOVERNORSHIP

1
:  the office of governor
2
:  the period of incumbency of a governor

Examples of GOVERNORSHIP

  1. a candidate for the governorship
  2. The state has done well during her governorship.

First Known Use of GOVERNORSHIP

1658
GOVERNORSHIP Defined for Kids

governorship

noun gov·er·nor·ship \ˈgə-vər-nər-ˌship, ˈgə-və-nər-\

Definition of GOVERNORSHIP for Kids

1
:  the office or position of governor
2
:  the term of office of a governor

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