Definitions and translations for "governor"

Definition of governor

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1. The leader of a region or state that is a member of a federation or an empire. In Rome, they were endorsed by the emperor and appointed by the Senate. In the modern United States, they are elected by the people of that state.
2. A device which regulates or controls some action of a machine through automatic feedback.
3. A member of a decision-making for an organization or entity (including some public agencies) similar to or equivalent to a board of directors (used especially for banks); a member of the board of governors.
The seven members of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System are nominated by the President and confirmed by the Senate.
4. Father.
5. Boss, employer.
6. A constituent of a phrase that governs another.
7. One who has the care or guardianship of a young man; a tutor; a guardian.
8. A pilot; a steersman.
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English - English - governor

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n. one who governs; executive head of a state (USA); device which automatically regulates speed (Machinery)

English - Spanish - governor

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s. gobernador, alcaide, bajá, bajalato

English - French - governor

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n. gouverneur, supérieur; régulateur (d'une voiture)

English - German - governor

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n. Herrscher; Gouverneur; Leiter; Ventil; Regler

English - Indonesian - governor

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n. pemimpin, gubernur, patih, alat pengatur

English - Italian - governor

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s. governatore; sovraintendente; (sl) padrone, capo, (fam) principale; (sl) padre; (Mecc) regolatore

English - Polish - governor

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n. gubernator, komendant, naczelnik, regulator {techn.}

English - Portuguese - governor

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s. governador; tutor; regulador (de carro)

English - Romanian - governor

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n. guvernator, guvernant, conducător, cârmuitor, comandant, director, administrator, boier, guvernator al unei colonii, regulator de presiune, şef, tată

English - Russian - governor

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с. правитель, губернатор, комендант, начальник, заведующий, хозяин

English - Turkish - governor

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i. vali, eyalet valisi [amer.], yönetici, müdür (banka, hapishane), patron, baba, bey

English - Ukrainian - governor

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n. правитель, губернатор, комендант

English - Dutch - governor

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zn. gouverneur; bestuurder, president

English - Greek - governor

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ουσ. νομάρχης, τοποτηρητής, κυβερνήτης, ρυθμιστής

English - Arabic - governor

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‏الحاكم، المحافظ، ضبط الضغط في السيارة، المدير، مدير مؤسسة، حاكم، محافظ، منظم‏

English - Chinese - governor

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(名) 州长; 主管; 总督; 董事

English - Chinese - governor

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(名) 州長; 主管; 總督; 董事

English - Hindi - governor

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n. शासक, राज्य-पाल, नियंत्रक

English - Japanese - governor

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(名) 知事(米国); 自動的に速さを調節する装置(機械)

English - Korean - governor

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명. 통치자; 지사, 주지사(미국); 조속기, 자동적으로 속도를 조절하는 장치(기계)

English - Vietnamese - governor

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n. kẻ thống trị, thống đốc, thống sứ, toàn quyền, thủ hiến, thống đốc ngân hàng, giám đốc trại trừng giới, máy điều chỉnh, điều tiết
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Synonyms for governor
1. administrator: presiding officer, executive officer, director, ruler
2. executive head of a state
3. mechanical device: butterfly valve