members of a governing board
someone who rules during the absence or incapacity or minority of the country's monarch
acting or functioning as a regent or ruler
One who rules in place of the monarch because the monarch is too young, absent, or disabled.
A member of governing board.
a member of the British Royal Family who rules in a de facto fashion because the official king or queen is unable to do so for whatever reason.
Origin: From regent, from regens; present participle of rego.
ruling; governing; regnant
exercising vicarious authority
one who rules or reigns; a governor; a ruler
especially, one invested with vicarious authority; one who governs a kingdom in the minority, absence, or disability of the sovereign
one of a governing board; a trustee or overseer; a superintendent; a curator; as, the regents of the Smithsonian Institution
a resident master of arts of less than five years' standing, or a doctor of less than twwo. They were formerly privileged to lecture in the schools
Origin: [L. regens, -entis, p. pr. of regere to rule: cf. F. rgent. See Regiment.]
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
rē′jent, adj. invested with interim or vicarious sovereign authority.—n. one invested with interim authority: one who rules for the sovereign: a college professor, as formerly in Scotland and elsewhere: a master or doctor who takes part in the regular duties of instruction and government in some universities.—ns. Rē′gent-bird, an Australian bird related to the bower-birds; Rē′gentess; Rē′gentship, office of a regent: deputed authority. [Fr.,—L. regens, -entis, pr.p. of regĕre, to rule.]
The numerical value of regent in Chaldean Numerology is: 6
The numerical value of regent in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6
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- Regent, RegentinGerman
- regentti, sijaishallitsija, valtionhoitajaFinnish
- regent, regentkaPolish
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