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Definitions for governorship
ˈgʌv ər nərˌʃɪp, -ə nər-gov·er·nor·ship

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. governorshipnoun

    the office of governor


  1. governorshipnoun

    The office, or the term of a governor.


  1. governorship

    A governor is an administrative leader and head of a polity or political region, ranking under the head of state and in some cases, such as governors-general, as the head of state's official representative. Depending on the type of political region or polity, a governor may be either appointed or elected, and the governor's powers can vary significantly, depending on the public laws in place locally. The adjective pertaining to a governor is gubernatorial, from the Latin root gubernare.


  1. governorship

    Governorship refers to the office, position, term, or jurisdiction of a governor. It may also refer to the authority, abilities, responsibilities, and actions associated with being a governor, who is the elected leader of a state, province, or other administrative region.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Governorshipnoun

    the office of a governor

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of governorship in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of governorship in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Examples of governorship in a Sentence

  1. Jay Jones:

    He will tell you that his perspective has changed on a lot of things over the course of his governorship and being exposed to some of the issues Ralph Northam are facing has brought him to this place.

  2. Daniel Colón Ramos:

    Right now the legislature is controlled by one party, the governorship is controlled by another party, but in spite of those differences... wanting to save lives during the pandemic was never politicized in Puerto Rico, difficult decisions were made and criticized.

  3. Mark Herring:

    It is no longer possible for Governor Northam to lead our Commonwealth and it is time for Governor Northam to step down, i have spoken with Lieutenant Governor Fairfax and assured him that, should he ascend to the governorship, he will have my complete support and commitment to ensuring his success and the success of our Commonwealth.

  4. The Republican:

    The Republicans' hopes for capturing the governorship in the Old Dominion hinge upon running competitively in Northern Virginia and dominating in the mountain and western parts of the state, those hopes depend on which issues are at the forefront. If voters are thinking about the economy, taxes, and critical race theory, the data here suggest Youngkin might pull this off. If they are thinking about the virus and health care, McAuliffe cruises.

  5. The PDP:

    The People's Democratic Party rejects in its entirety the results concocted by the All Progressives Congress, the Independent National Electoral Commission and security agencies, in the governorship election in Ekiti state and declared by INEC.

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