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Definitions for gubernatorial
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.


  1. gubernatorial

    Gubernatorial refers to anything relating to the position, responsibilities, or powers of a governor, who is the elected leader of a U.S. state or territory. This term can be used to describe an election, a debate, a candidate, or the duties, actions, and policies related to the role of a governor.

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. Patrick Murray:

    When you’re a gubernatorial candidate, there’s always going to be one type of criticism or another, my focus is on Phil Murphy. And here's one thing I know about all 1.4 million Republicans in New Jersey, none of them want to see Phil Murphy get a second term. It’s my job to get all of us to rally around that very point.

  2. Stephen Farnsworth:

    Every gubernatorial election in Virginia is seen as a leading political indicator. How the parties do in Virginia's governor's race, the year after a presidential election, is seen as a harbinger of how the parties will do in the midterm elections.

  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. Matt Borges:

    We're running a truncated, mini-gubernatorial campaign in a month, do I think all of those things make up a couple of points? Yes.

  5. David Turner:

    The rising profiles of some of our governors really make a big difference in getting people to focus on those races, but it's still much harder to get a major donor to have a conversation with a gubernatorial candidate in a top-tier race than it is for them to have that conversation with a Senate candidate.

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