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"lieutenant governor" in British English

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lieutenant governornoun [ C ]

/lefˌten.ənt ˈɡʌv.ən.ər/ /luːˌten.ənt ˈɡʌv.ɚ.nɚ/

in the US, a state government official whose rank is just below the governor

in Canada, Australia, India, and some other countries, an official who represents the head of state in a province, state, territory, etc.

(Definition of “lieutenant governor” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"lieutenant governor" in American English

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lieutenant governornoun [ C ]

/luˈten·ənt ˈɡʌv·ər·nər/

a state government official whose rank is just below the governor

(Definition of “lieutenant governor” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)