gubernatorial

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adjective gu·ber·na·to·ri·al \ˌgü-bə(r)-nə-ˈtȯr-ē-əl, ˌgyü-, ˌgu̇-\

Definition of gubernatorial

  1. :  of or relating to a governor the gubernatorial election

Origin and Etymology of gubernatorial

Latin gubernator governor, steersman, from gubernare to govern — more at govern


First Known Use: 1734


GUBERNATORIAL Defined for English Language Learners

gubernatorial

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adjective gu·ber·na·to·ri·al \ˌgü-bə(r)-nə-ˈtȯr-ē-əl, ˌgyü-, ˌgu̇-\

Definition of gubernatorial for English Language Learners

  • : of or relating to the governor of a U.S. state or to the position of governor


GUBERNATORIAL Defined for Kids

gubernatorial

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adjective gu·ber·na·to·ri·al \ˌgü-bər-nə-ˈtȯr-ē-əl, ˌgyü-\

Definition of gubernatorial for Students

  1. :  relating to a governor



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