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gu·ber·na·to·ri·al

 (go͞o′bər-nə-tôr′ē-əl, gyo͞o′-)
adj.
Of or relating to a governor.

[From Latin gubernātor, governor, from gubernāre, to govern; see govern.]
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gubernatorial

(ˌɡjuːbənəˈtɔːrɪəl; ˌɡuː-)
adj
(Government, Politics & Diplomacy) chiefly US of or relating to a governor
[C18: from Latin gubernātor governor]
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gu•ber•na•to•ri•al

(ˌgu bər nəˈtɔr i əl, -ˈtoʊr-, ˌgyu-)

adj.
of or pertaining to a state governor or the office of state governor.
[1725–35, Amer.; < Latin gubernātōr-, s. of gubernātor steersman, governor]
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Adj.1.gubernatorial - relating to a governor; "gubernatorial election"
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gubernatorial

adjective
Of or relating to government:
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Translations

gubernatorial

[ˌguːbənəˈtɔːrɪəl] ADJ (esp US) → de(l) gobernador/de (la) gobernadora
gubernatorial electionelección f de gobernador/gobernadora
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gubernatorial

[ˌguːbərnəˈtɔːriəl ˌgjuːbərnəˈtɔːriəl] adj [candidate] → au poste de gouverneur
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gubernatorial

adj (esp US Pol) → Gouverneurs-; candidate, campaignfür das Gouverneursamt; gubernatorial electionGouverneurswahl f
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References in classic literature ?
Accordingly, with his own gubernatorial hands, he repaired one of its arms, which had been slightly damaged."
The popular voice, at the next gubernatorial election, though loud as thunder, will be really but an echo of what these gentlemen shall speak, under their breath, at your friend's festive board.
Now, when there needs little more than to signify your acceptance, why do you sit so lumpishly in your great-great-grandfather's oaken chair, as if preferring it to the gubernatorial one?
Such is an outline of the history of Governor Young, as furnished by himself; and we regret that we are not able to give any account of the state maintained by this seafaring worthy, and the manner in which he discharged his high functions; though it is evident he had more of the hearty familiarity of the forecastle than the dignity of the gubernatorial office.
If the feast were less magnificent than those same panelled walls had witnessed in a by-gone century,--if mine host presided with somewhat less of state than might have befitted a successor of the royal Governors,--if the guests made a less imposing show than the bewigged and powdered and embroidered dignitaries, who erst banqueted at the gubernatorial table, and now sleep, within their armorial tombs on Copp's Hill, or round King's Chapel,--yet never, I may boldly say, did a more comfortable little party assemble in the Province House, from Queen Anne's days to the Revolution.
This change has undermined gubernatorial domination of information.
The November gubernatorial contest may well come down to Checchi, theocratic Republican Attorney General Dan Lungren, and Hamburg.
A gubernatorial proposal was defined as either a call to legislative action on an identifiable policy or project, or as an indication of gubernatorial support for an already existing policy or project.
On Election Day, Pennsylvania's Republican Party--with successful Senate candidate Rick Santorum and gubernatorial candidate Tom Ridge at the top of the ticket--padded its lead in the state Senate and came one seat shy of seizing the state House.
During the 1990 Arkansas gubernatorial primaries, for example, tales were widely circulated about three of the four serious candidates--the two Republicans, and, of course, Bill Clinton.
gubernatorial elections [Adams and Kenny, 1989; Chubb, 1988; Peltzman, 1987; Stein, 1990!.
Oputin called on the PDP national leadership to thread with caution on the sensitive issue of electing a candidate for the gubernatorial contest in the state in order not to endanger its chances of retaining political power.