governorship

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

Definition of governorship

  1. 1 :  the office of governor

  2. 2 :  the period of incumbency of a governor

Examples of governorship in a Sentence

  1. a candidate for the governorship

  2. The state has done well during her governorship.

1658

First Known Use of governorship

1658


GOVERNORSHIP Defined for English Language Learners

governorship

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

Definition of governorship for English Language Learners

  • : the job of a governor

  • : the period when a person is a governor


GOVERNORSHIP Defined for Kids

governorship

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

Definition of governorship for Students

  1. 1 :  the office or position of governor

  2. 2 :  the term of office of a governor



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