gubernatorial

adjective gu·ber·na·to·ri·al \ ˌgü-bər-nə-ˈtȯr-ē-əl , ˌgyü- , ˌgu̇- , -bə- \
Updated on: 11 Sep 2017

Definition of gubernatorial

:of or relating to a governor
  • the gubernatorial election

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Origin and Etymology of gubernatorial

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


GUBERNATORIAL Defined for English Language Learners

gubernatorial

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Definition of gubernatorial for English Language Learners

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


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gubernatorial

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

Definition of gubernatorial for Students

:relating to a governor


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