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governor

noun [C]     /ˈɡʌv.ən.ər/ US  /-ɚ.nɚ/ (written abbreviation Gov.)
a person in charge of a particular political unit : the governor of Texas → See also gubernatorial, guvnorLeaders 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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