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governor

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 mainly UK a person in charge of a particular organization: a prison/school governor
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