lieutenant governor


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lieutenant governor

n. Abbr. Lt. Gov.
1. An elected official ranking just below the governor of a state in the United States.
2. The nonelective chief of government of a Canadian province.

lieutenant governorship n.

lieutenant governor

n
1. (Government, Politics & Diplomacy) a deputy governor
2. (Government, Politics & Diplomacy) (in the US) an elected official who acts as deputy to a state governor and succeeds him or her if he or she dies
3. (Government, Politics & Diplomacy) : lieutenant-governor (in Canada) the representative of the Crown in a province: appointed by the federal government acting for the Crown

lieuten′ant gov′ernor


n.
1. an official next in rank to the governor of a state.
2. (caps.) the chief executive of a Canadian province, appointed by the Governor General.
[1585–95]
lieuten′ant gov′ernorship, n.
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Noun1.lieutenant governor - an elected official serving as deputy to the governor of a state of the United States
elected official - official who won the office in a free election
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