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re·gent

 (rē′jənt)
n.
1. One who rules during the minority, absence, or disability of a monarch.
2. One acting as a ruler or governor.
3. A member of a board that governs an institution, such as a state university.

[Middle English, from Old French, from Latin regēns, regent-, ruler, from present participle of regere, to rule; see reg- in Indo-European roots.]

re′gent·al (-jən-tl) adj.

regent

(ˈriːdʒənt)
n
1. (Government, Politics & Diplomacy) the ruler or administrator of a country during the minority, absence, or incapacity of its monarch
2. (Education) (formerly) a senior teacher or administrator in any of certain universities
3. (Professions) (formerly) a senior teacher or administrator in any of certain universities
4. (Education) US and Canadian a member of the governing board of certain schools and colleges
5. (Professions) US and Canadian a member of the governing board of certain schools and colleges
6. (Government, Politics & Diplomacy) rare any person who governs or rules
adj
7. (Government, Politics & Diplomacy) (usually postpositive) acting or functioning as a regent: a queen regent.
8. (Government, Politics & Diplomacy) rare governing, ruling, or controlling
[C14: from Latin regēns ruling, from regere to rule]
ˈregental adj
ˈregentship n

re•gent

(ˈri dʒənt)

n.
1. a person who exercises the ruling power in a kingdom during the minority, absence, or disability of the sovereign.
2. a ruler or governor.
3. a member of the governing board of a state university or a state educational system.
4. any of various officers of academic institutions.
adj.
5. acting as regent of a kingdom (usu. used postpositively): a prince regent.
[1350–1400; Middle English < Latin regent- (s. of regēns), present participle of regere to rule]
re′gent•al, adj.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.regent - members of a governing boardregent - members of a governing board  
governing board - a board that manages the affairs of an institution
committee member - a member of a committee
2.regent - someone who rules during the absence or incapacity or minority of the country's monarch
ruler, swayer - a person who rules or commands; "swayer of the universe"
Adj.1.regent - acting or functioning as a regent or ruler; "prince-regent"
combining form - a bound form used only in compounds; "`hemato-' is a combining form in words like `hematology'"
powerful - having great power or force or potency or effect; "the most powerful government in western Europe"; "his powerful arms"; "a powerful bomb"; "the horse's powerful kick"; "powerful drugs"; "a powerful argument"
Translations
وَصي على العَرْش
-karegent
regent
ríkisstjóri
regentas
regent
hükümdar vekilinaip

regent

[ˈriːdʒənt]
A. ADJ prince regentpríncipe m regente
B. Nregente mf

regent

[ˈriːdʒənt] n [country] → régent(e) m/f

regent

nRegent(in) m(f); (US, Univ) → Mitglied ntdes Universitäts- or Schulverwaltungsrats ? prince regent

regent

[ˈriːdʒnt] nreggente m/f

regent

(ˈriːdʒent) noun
a person who governs in place of a king or queen. The prince was only two years old when the king died, so his uncle was appointed regent.
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