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ˌgu bər nəˈtɔr i əl, -ˈtoʊr-, ˌgyu-gu·ber·na·to·ri·al

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. gubernatorialadjective

    relating to a governor

    "gubernatorial election"


  1. gubernatorialadjective

    Of or pertaining to a governor.

  2. Etymology: From gubernator, from guberno,.


  1. gubernatorial

    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.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Gubernatorialadjective

    pertaining to a governor, or to government

  2. Etymology: [L. gubernator governor. See Gabernate.]

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of gubernatorial in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of gubernatorial in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Examples of gubernatorial in a Sentence

  1. Leah Askarinam:

    Gubernatorial candidates can campaign on issues that are state-specific like the states budget and education funding -- and they can cross party lines without facing the same kind of political pressure as Senate candidates who have to work with a national legislature, weve seen candidates like John Bel Edwards support state policies that limit abortion access, for example, which is a much more difficult stance to take as a Democrat in the Senate.

  2. Republican Gov. Pat McCrory:

    The sudden reversal, with little notice after the gubernatorial election has ended, sadly proves this entire issue, originated by the political left, was all about politics at the expense of Charlotte and the entire state of North Carolina.

  3. Matt Cartwright:

    Of course, what you really want to know is, are we worried about the midterms, depending on what happens in the Virginia gubernatorial election? and I can tell you as a front line Democrat, the answer is no.

  4. Republican Daron Shaw:

    When you look at the issues and the vote preferences, there is a slight wrinkle in Georgia: Republican primary voters are focused on the economy and immigration, which should benefit candidates from the Trumpwing of the party, and you see this with Walker, but Kemp -- so far -- is holding off Perdue in the gubernatorial contest.

  5. Rich Azzopardi:

    In August Craig Apple publicly credited Tish James ’ report as evidence to pronounce the Governor guilty of an allegation he had not yet investigated, now, as Tish James ' prepares to announce Tish James ' Gubernatorial run, Tish James ' returned the favor, using Sherif Apple's conveniently timed move to validate Tish James ' sham report — here politics is validating politics, what's missing is facts and the law.

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