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
Last week: Black leaders urge Matt Bevin to remove Jefferson Davis statue from Kentucky Capitol Several calls and emails seeking comment from the governor's office Wednesday morning were not returned.
Byrne, 62, ran unsuccessfully for governor in 2010.
Dukakis, who as Massachusetts governor had endorsed the furlough program, lost the election, relegating violent offenders to the fringes of public debate for the next three decades.
When a new governor promised vigorous enforcement of the law twenty years later, the Indians reacted cautiously.
Like Thomas, Vorhees, who is also vice-chair and incoming chair of the board of governors, believes the organization must educate patrons and the general public about its financial reality.
Then Sempra’s unregulated side negotiated lucrative, long-term power supply deals with California’s governor that sharply reduced its risk of building generators and trading energy.
If approved by the delegation, IASB would lobby to get the measures passed through the Legislature and signed by the governor.
The death toll for the day climbed to three when a helicopter that had been monitoring the event and assisting with the governor's motorcade crashed, killing two state troopers.
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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
Definition of governor for Students
legal Definition of governor
- the Federal Reserve System's Board of Governors
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