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Governor

1. The head of a bank, especially but not necessarily a central bank. For example, the highest post in the Bank of England is called the Governor.

2. More generally, a term for some chief executives, especially heads of political subdivisions. For example, the head of an American state is called a governor.
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Andrew Brimmer, a former Fed govenor and a member of the BLACK ENTERPRISE Board of Economists: "I believe that the Fed will hold interest rates steady for the next few months.
The Republican govenor of Texas claims his agenda is one of "compassionate conservatism" but his track record paints a different picture.
Some of the opposition Governors supported Itamar Franco's action, but the majority called a meeting and published a letter denouncing the Minas Govenor and confirming complete adherence to their commitments with the federal government.
When Govenor Wilder entered the race, he was expected to force race issues into the campaign.
In 1672, Govenor Stapleton estimated that 600 runaway slaves from the British Leeward Islands to the north had taken refuge with the Caribs in Dominica and St.
Permit the govenor to declare a fiscal emergency and continue the previous year's budget when a new budget has not been passed and signed by the July 1 start of the fiscal year.
The bank's govenor, Jacob Frenkel, says that priorities must change.
of Quebec Representative of the Govenor General Sir Charles Wyndham, K.
The state police told the govenor they could not handle the situation.
Prompted by the relentless actions of Orlaith & Ciaran Staunton, Rory's parents, Govenor Andrew Cuomo "is taking unprecedented measures to prevent and effectively treat sepsis in healthcare facilities across the state and is looking at a wide range of additional measures to better protect patients.
September 14, 2015 (WAU) -- The govenor of South Sudan's Western Bahr el Ghazal state, Rizik Zackaria Hassan launched on Monday training of 250 new police personnel.