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English - Vietnamese Dictionary
governor /'gʌvənə/
  • danh từ
    • kẻ thống trị
      • the governors and the governed: kẻ thống trị và những người bị trị
    • thống sử, thủ hiến, thống đốc
      • the governor of Alabama State: thống đốc bang A-la-ba-ma
    • uỷ viên hội đồng quản trị (một trường học, một bệnh viện...)
    • thủ lĩnh; chủ
    • cha, bố
    • (kỹ thuật), (vật lý) máy điều chỉnh máy điều tốc
Concise Dictionary
+the head of a state government
+a control that maintains a steady speed in a machine (as by controlling the supply of fuel)

Advanced English Dictionary
+ noun
1 (also Governor) a person who is the official head of a country or region that is politically controlled by another country: the former governor of the colony + a provincial governor
2 (also Governor) a person who is chosen to be in charge of the government of a state in the US: the governor of Arizona + the Arizona governor + Governor Tom Kean
3 (especially BrE) a member of a group of people who are responsible for controlling an institution such as a school, a college or a hospital: a school governor + the board of governors of the college
4 (BrE) a person who is in charge of an institution: a prison governor + the governor of the Bank of England + (spoken) I can't decide. I'll have to ask the governor (= the man in charge, who employs sb).
See also - GUV'NOR
Collocation Dictionary


deputy | acting, interim
She was appointed as acting governor until an election could be held.
| colonial, district, provincial, regional, state | imperial | military | prison, school | parent
She served as a parent governor at her children's school.


appoint, appoint sb (as), co-opt, co-opt sb (as), elect, elect sb (as) | serve as


a board of governors

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