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Mayor vs. Governor

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Mayornoun

The leader of a city, or a municipality, sometimes just a figurehead and sometimes a powerful position. In some countries, the mayor is elected by the citizens or by the city council.

Governornoun

(politics) The chief executive officer of a province or provincial-level division of a country.

Mayornoun

By restriction, a male municipal leader

Governornoun

A device which regulates or controls some action of a machine through automatic feedback.

Mayornoun

(historical) The steward of some royal courts, particularly in early Medieval France

Governornoun

A member of a decision-making for an organization or entity (including some public agencies) similar to or equivalent to a board of directors (used especially for banks); a member of the board of governors.

‘The seven members of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System are nominated by the President and confirmed by the Senate.’;

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Mayornoun

The chief magistrate of a city or borough; the chief administrative officer of a municipal corporation. In some American cities there is a city court of which the major is chief judge. The post is usually elective, its holder chosen by the electorate of the entire city.

Governornoun

(informal) father.

Mayornoun

the head of a city government

Governornoun

(informal) Boss, employer.

Mayornoun

(in England, Wales, and Northern Ireland) the head of a town, borough, or county council, elected by council members and generally having purely ceremonial duties.

Governornoun

(grammar) A constituent of a phrase that governs another.

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Mayornoun

(in the US, Canada, and certain other countries) the head of a municipal corporation, elected by the public.

Governornoun

(dated) One who has the care or guardianship of a young man; a tutor; a guardian.

Mayor

In many countries, a mayor is the highest-ranking official in a municipal government such as that of a city or a town. Worldwide, there is a wide variance in local laws and customs regarding the powers and responsibilities of a mayor as well as the means by which a mayor is elected or otherwise mandated.

Governornoun

(nautical) A pilot; a steersman.

Governornoun

One who governs; especially, one who is invested with the supreme executive authority in a State; a chief ruler or magistrate; as, the governor of Pennsylvania.

Governornoun

One who has the care or guardianship of a young man; a tutor; a guardian.

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Governornoun

A pilot; a steersman.

Governornoun

A contrivance applied to steam engines, water wheels, and other machinery, to maintain nearly uniform speed when the resistances and motive force are variable.

Governornoun

the head of a state government

Governornoun

a control that maintains a steady speed in a machine (as by controlling the supply of fuel)

Governornoun

an official appointed to govern a town or region.

Governornoun

the elected executive head of a state of the US.

Governornoun

the representative of the British Crown in a colony or in a Commonwealth state that regards the monarch as head of state.

Governornoun

the head of a public institution

‘the governor of the Bank of England’;

Governornoun

a member of a governing body.

Governornoun

the person in authority; one's employer.

Governornoun

a device automatically regulating the supply of fuel, steam, or water to a machine, ensuring uniform motion or limiting speed.

Governor

A governor is, in most cases, a public official with the power to govern the executive branch of a non-sovereign or sub-national level of government, ranking under the head of state. In federations, governor may be the title of a politician who governs a constituent state and may be either appointed or elected.

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