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noun [C] uk   /ˈɡʌv.ən.ər/ us    /-ɚ.nɚ/ (written abbreviation Gov.)
a person in charge of a particular political unit: the governor of Texas Leaders of national and regional governments mainly UK a person in charge of a particular organization: a prison/school governorBosses, managers and directorsPeople in charge of or controlling other people
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