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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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Est etiam in Ecclesia invenire ordinis unitatem, secundum quod membra Ecclesiae sibi invicem deserviunt, et ordinantur in Deum; et sic Christus dicitur Ecclesiae caput ut gubernator.
The message is that the Gubernator is the enemy of all social progress.
Illa igitur reverentia Cesar utatur ad Petrum qua primogenitus filius debet uti ad patrem; ut luce paterne gratie illustratus virtuosius orbem terre irradiet, cui ab Illo solo prefectus est, qui est omnium spiritualium et temporalium gubernator.
As gubernator refers to the steering of a ship so the treatment from the beginning follows the analogy of navigating through the history and contemporary practice of corporate governance.
Sed tamen ille solus divino fultus adminiculo susceptum semel regni gubernaculum, veluti gubernator praecipuus, navem suam multis opibus refertam ad desideratum ac tutum patriae suae portum, quamvis cunctis propemodum lassis suis nautis, perducere contendit, haud aliter titubare ac vacillare, quamvis inter fluctivagos ac multimodos praesentis vitae turbines, non sinebat.
Sanchez dice: "Multo plus errarunt, qui loco nominis proprii pronomen posse poni docuerunt: nam hoc modo Magister, Rex, Dux, Gubernator essent pronomina" (1793:I, ii, 25).