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Meaning of "governors general" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF GOVERNORS GENERAL

governors general  [ˈɡʌvənəz ˈdʒenərəl] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF GOVERNORS GENERAL

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Governors general is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH GOVERNORS GENERAL


admiral
ˈædmərəl
agricultural
ˌæɡrɪˈkʌltʃərəl
architectural
ˌɑːkɪˈtektʃərəl
cultural
ˈkʌltʃərəl
electoral
ɪˈlɛktərəl
farmers-general
ˌfɑːməzˈdʒenərəl
federal
ˈfɛdərəl
funeral
ˈfjuːnərəl
general
ˈdʒɛnərəl
Governor-General
ˌɡʌvənəˈdʒenərəl
lateral
ˈlætərəl
liberal
ˈlɪbərəl
mineral
ˈmɪnərəl
minerals
ˈmɪnərəl
mural
ˈmjʊərəl
outgeneral
ˌaʊtˈdʒɛnərəl
rural
ˈrʊərəl
spiral
ˈspaɪərəl
structural
ˈstrʌktʃərəl
temporal
ˈtɛmpərəl

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE GOVERNORS GENERAL

government issue
government man
government monopoly
Government Printing Office
government securities
government stock
government-owned corporation
governmental
governmentalise
governmentalism
governmentalist
governmentalize
governmentally
governmentese
governor
governor general
Governor-General
governor-generalship
governorate
governorship

WORDS THAT END LIKE GOVERNORS GENERAL

agent-general
attorney general
Auditor General
brigadier general
consul general
consulate general
director general
director-general
four-star general
governor general
in general
inspector general
judge advocate general
lieutenant general
major general
neral
secretary-general
several
Solicitor General
surgeon general
vicar general

Synonyms and antonyms of governors general in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «governors general» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF GOVERNORS GENERAL

Find out the translation of governors general to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of governors general from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «governors general» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

州长一般
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

gobernadores generales
570 millions of speakers

English

governors general
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

सामान्य राज्यपालों
380 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Arabic

حكام العام
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

генерал-губернаторов
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

governadores gerais
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

গভর্নর জেনারেল
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

gouverneurs généraux
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Gabenor jeneral
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Generalgouverneure
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

一般的な知事
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

일반 총재
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Gubernur jendral
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

thống đốc chung
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

கவர்னர் ஜெனரல்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

राज्यपाल जनरल
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

Genel vali
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

governatori generali
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

prezesi ogólne
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

генерал -губернаторів
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

guvernatori generale
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

διοικητές των γενικών
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

goewerneurs algemene
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

regulatorer allmänna
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

guvernører generelle
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of governors general

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «GOVERNORS GENERAL»

The term «governors general» is normally little used and occupies the 119.400 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «GOVERNORS GENERAL» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about governors general

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «GOVERNORS GENERAL»

Discover the use of governors general in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to governors general and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
Australia's Governors General: From Hopetoun to Jeffery
The history of Australia's Governors-General parallels our gradual disengagement from Britain.
Brian Carroll, 2004
2
Canada's Governors General, 1847-1878: Biography and ...
The era 1847-1878 witnessed profound changes in Canada's relationship with Britain, and in this new book, Barbara J. Messamore explores the nature of these changes through an examination of the role of the governor general.
Barbara Jane Messamore, 2006
3
The Governors: New Zealand's Governors and Governors-General
But little has been written about the occupants of Government House. The Governors tracks the evolution of an office that says much about New Zealand's constitutional journey.
Gavin McLean, 2006
4
Asiatic Russia: Imperial Power in Regional and International ...
governors-general: Should governors-general serve concurrently as military district chiefs? Were they not too overburdened to serve concurrently as military district chiefs? If so, which responsibilities of governors-general should be removed ...
Tomohiko Uyama, 2012
5
Magnificent Entertainments: Fancy Dress Balls of Canada's ...
Magnificent Entertainments tells the stories of these four balls: the costumes, the nation-builders disguising entertainment as historical research, and the excitement of otherwise-forbidden sexual display.
Cynthia Cooper, 1997
6
Lord Churchill's Coup: The Anglo-American Empire and the ...
Sir F. W. Hamilton, The Origin and History of the First or Grenadier Guards ( London, 1874-1877), 1: 43, 66-69; Webb, Governors-General, 60; Sir Charles Firth and Godfrey Davies, The Regimental History of Cromwell's Army (Oxford, 1940), ...
Stephen Saunders Webb, 1998
7
Viceroys of the British Monarch in Sovereign Countries: ...
Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online.
Source Wikipedia, LLC Books, Books Group, 2010
8
Qing Governors and Their Provinces: The Evolution of ...
In the Ming, governors and governors-general had derived their rank from the positions they occupied, usually at court, at the time of their appointments; there was no rank specifically assigned to the territorial posts. As the Qing regularized  ...
R. Kent Guy, 2010
9
The Governors-General of India: Volume II
This is a pre-1923 historical reproduction that was curated for quality. Quality assurance was conducted on each of these books in an attempt to remove books with imperfections introduced by the digitization process.
Henry Morris, 2009
10
Lists of Governors-General: Governor-General of the Irish ...
Source: Wikipedia. Pages: 126. Not illustrated. Free updates online. Purchase includes a free trial membership in the publisher's book club where you can select from more than a million books without charge.
Books Group, 2010

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «GOVERNORS GENERAL»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term governors general is used in the context of the following news items.
1
Grapevine: Getting to the root of it all
... of Linda Dessau as the first Jewish and first female governor of Victoria, although there have been two Jewish governors general of Australia. «Jerusalem Post Israel News, Jul 15»
2
Romeo Maione (1925-2015) — Social activist influenced labour …
A high school dropout at 15, Romeo Maione rose to hobnob with popes and governors general, received an honorary university doctorate in ... «Ottawa Citizen, Jul 15»
3
Nellie Kusugak named as new Nunavut commissioner
... process announced in 2012 that now selects territorial commissioners, provincial lieutenant governors and Canada's governors general. «CBC.ca, Jun 15»
4
It's a real shame about the Senate
If there's one thing that both Conservative and Liberal Prime Ministers have been good at of late is appointing excellent Governors General and ... «HamiltonNews, Jun 15»
5
Laurier packs prime ministerial punch
Eight prime ministers, seven fathers of confederation and countless other governors general, lumber barons, cabinet ministers and nation ... «www.ottawacommunitynews.com/, Jun 15»
6
EDITORIAL: Governor General a true leader
Almost 50 years after Independence, we have become accustomed to our governors general performing all sorts of symbolic, figurehead duties ... «Nation News, Jun 15»
7
Rouhani defends Iran nuclear negotiators
Iran's President Hassan Rouhani addresses officials of Iran's Interior Ministry, governors general and governors in Tehran on May 30, 2015. «Press TV, May 15»
8
Governor General's Flight To Pay Respects To Saudi King Cost $175K
... Johnston also attended a working luncheon with business and education officials and met with the governors general of Australia and New ... «Huffington Post Canada, May 15»
9
Governors General praise Indigenous Academy
Trainees Tara Mason and Shanelle Ord said it was an honour to meet the Governors-General. Sir Peter and Sir Jerry are continuing the state ... «Sky News Australia, May 15»
10
NZ GG to visit indigenous leadership centre
The Governors General have toured the cultural centre at Uluru, a significant water hope and have been shown sacred rock art. They will also ... «Sky News Australia, May 15»

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