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lieutenant governornoun [C]

/lefˌten.ənt ˈɡʌv.ən.ər/  us /luːˌten.ənt ˈɡʌv.ɚ.nɚ/
in the US, a ​stategovernmentofficial 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)

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lieutenant governornoun [C]

 /luˈten·ənt ˈɡʌv·ər·nər/
a ​stategovernmentofficial whose ​rank is just below the governor
(Definition of lieutenant governor from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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