[ US /ˈɡəvɝnɝ/ ]
[ UK /ɡˈʌvənɐ/ ]
  1. the head of a state government
  2. a control that maintains a steady speed in a machine (as by controlling the supply of fuel)
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How To Use governor In A Sentence

  • In a landmark case/decision, the Governor pardoned a woman convicted of killing her husband, who had physically abused her.
  • The affair isn't the thing that makes me believe he needs to be removed from office – it's the monumental lack of judgment he displayed in abandoning his states and his duties as governor. Sanford should stay, two top South Carolina papers say
  • The governor should act on the new energy bill
  • For example, Emperor Norton said that Governor Wise of Virginia was to be removed from office by royal decree.
  • The vote fell short of the majority needed for an override of the Governor's veto.
  • She was a lively public speaker, a governor of two schools, and a member of Beverley Minster parochial church council.
  • PAUL LEPAGE, Republican governor of Maine, ordering a 36-ft.-wide mural in a government building depicting Maine's labor history to be painted over Top Stories
  • California founded the celebrity culture, and as publicity stunts go, running for governor is on the cheap and easy side of the spectrum.
  • I have to give my props to the governor for the way he handled the problem
  • This has been done on numerous occasions in the past by the Senate with regard to appointments by governors, and does NOT involve judging "qualifications" (age, citizenship, and inhabitancy) which was limited in Powell v. McCormack. Blago Does All Us A Favor
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