Examples of governor in a Sentence
the governor of the state of Florida
He was the chairman of the board of governors at the school.
the governor of the Bank of England
Wait here while I get the governor.
Recent Examples of governor from the Web
And evidence of that is in the race for governor of California in 2018.
Bill Clinton studied at Oxford after graduating from Georgetown and eventually became governor of Arkansas and president of the United States.
Trump tweeted in support of Republican Representative Ron DeSantis for governor of Florida.
He was eventually forced out after allegedly paying $400,000 to the governor of Louisiana to get a gambling license approved.
In January, Democrat Phil Murphy will become the governor of New Jersey.
The annual inflation rate hit 3.1% in November, requiring Mark Carney, governor of the Bank of England, to write to Philip Hammond, the chancellor, to explain why the target (of 2%) had been missed.
This 13-year-old wants to be governor Ethan Sonneborn, 13, has some lofty political ambitions.
Everyone from the creator of the world wide web to religious leaders to governors and mayors of big cities and small towns to musicians to actors and actresses to entrepreneurs and academics and activists has registered their upset and anger.
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First Known Use of governor
GOVERNOR Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of governor for English Language Learners
: a person who is the leader of the government of a state, province, etc.
: a person who is part of a group of people who control a large organization, school, etc.
: a person who is in charge of a school, prison, or other large organization or institution
GOVERNOR Defined for Kids
legal Definition of governor
- the Federal Reserve System's Board of Governors
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