gubernatorial
adjective Etymology: Latin gubernator governor, steersman, from gubernare to govern — more at govern Date: 1734 of or relating to a governor

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  • Gubernatorial — Gu ber*na*to ri*al, a. [L. gubernator governor. See {Gabernate}.] Pertaining to a governor, or to government. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • gubernatorial — gubernatorial, ale, aux [gubɛʀnatɔʀjal, o] adj. ÉTYM. XXe; dér. sav. du lat. gubernator « gouverneur », du supin de gubernare. → Gouverner. ❖ ♦ Didact. Relatif à un gouverneur, à sa fonction. || Fonction, dignité gubernatoriale …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • gubernatorial — 1734, formed in Amer.Eng. from L. gubernator (see GOVERN (Cf. govern)) + AL (Cf. al) (1). As an English word, gubernator was in use from 1520s but is rare …   Etymology dictionary

  • gubernatorial — ► ADJECTIVE ▪ relating to a governor, particularly of a US state. ORIGIN from Latin gubernator governor …   English terms dictionary

  • gubernatorial — [go͞o΄bər nə tôr′ē əl, go͞o΄bə nətôr′ē əl] adj. [L gubernator, helmsman, governor < pp. of gubernare (see GOVERN) + IAL] of a governor or the office of governor …   English World dictionary

  • gubernatorial — [[t]gu͟ːbə(r)nətɔ͟ːriəl[/t]] ADJ: ADJ n Gubernatorial means relating to or connected with the post of governor. ...a well known Dallas lawyer and former Texas gubernatorial candidate …   English dictionary

  • gubernatorial — adj. Gubernatorial is used with these nouns: ↑bid, ↑campaign, ↑candidate, ↑contest, ↑election, ↑nomination, ↑race, ↑veto …   Collocations dictionary

  • gubernatorial — gu|ber|na|to|ri|al [ˌgu:bənəˈto:riəl US bər ] adj formal [Date: 1700 1800; : Latin; Origin: gubernator governor , from gubernare; GOVERN] relating to the position of being a ↑governor ▪ gubernatorial elections …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • gubernatorial — /gooh beuhr neuh tawr ee euhl, tohr , gyooh /, adj. of or pertaining to a state governor or the office of state governor. [1725 35, Amer.; < L gubernator (s. of gubernator) steersman, GOVERNOR + IAL] * * * …   Universalium

  • gubernatorial — adjective /ˌɡuː.bən.eˈtɔː.ɹi.əl,ˌɡu.bɚ.neˈtɔɹ.i.əl/ Of or pertaining to a governor. See Also: govern, governor …   Wiktionary

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