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I was the last Republican lieutenant governor and it's been over 20 years.
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Meaning of "lieutenant governor" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF LIEUTENANT GOVERNOR

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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF LIEUTENANT GOVERNOR

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adjective
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adverb
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preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Lieutenant governor 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.

WHAT DOES LIEUTENANT GOVERNOR MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Lieutenant governor

A lieutenant governor, lieutenant-governor or Vice governor is a high officer of state, whose precise role and rank vary by jurisdiction, but is often the deputy or lieutenant to or ranking under a governor — a "second-in-command". In many Commonwealth of Nations states, a lieutenant governor is the representative of the monarch and acts as the nominal chief executive officer of the realm, although by convention the lieutenant governor delegates actual executive power to the premier of a province. The Dutch political system also includes and has included lieutenant governors, who act as executors of overseas possessions. In India, lieutenant governors are in charge of special administrative divisions in that country. In the United States, lieutenant governors are usually second-in-command to a state governor, and the actual power held by the lieutenant governor varies greatly from state to state.

Definition of lieutenant governor in the English dictionary

The first definition of lieutenant governor in the dictionary is a deputy governor. Other definition of lieutenant governor is an elected official who acts as deputy to a state governor and succeeds him if he dies. Lieutenant governor is also lieutenant-governor. the representative of the Crown in a province: appointed by the federal government acting for the Crown.

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE LIEUTENANT GOVERNOR

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lienee
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lienor
lienteric
lientery
lier
lierne
Liestal
Lietuva
lieu
Lieut
lieutenancy
lieutenant
lieutenant colonel
lieutenant commander
lieutenant general
lieutenant-governor
lieutenantry
lieutenantship

WORDS THAT END LIKE LIEUTENANT GOVERNOR

Asia Minor
assignor
demeanor
donor
governor
honor
kronor
lieutenant-governor
mainpernor
manor
Medal of Honor
minor
misdemeanor
Monsignor
Murphy-O´Connor
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prison governor
signor
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Synonyms and antonyms of lieutenant governor in the English dictionary of synonyms

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Translation of «lieutenant governor» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF LIEUTENANT GOVERNOR

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

Translator English - Chinese

副州长
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

teniente gobernador
570 millions of speakers

English

lieutenant governor
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

लेफ्टिनेंट गवर्नर
380 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Arabic

محافظ ملازم
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

вице-губернатор
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

vice-governador
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

লেফটেন্যান্ট গভর্নর
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

lieutenant-gouverneur
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Gabenor letnan
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Vizegouverneur
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

副総督
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

부지사
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Lètnan gubernur
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

trung úy đốc
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

லெப்டினென்ட் கவர்னர்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

लेफ्टनंट गव्हर्नर
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

Vali Yardımcısı
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

vicegovernatore
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

gubernator porucznik
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

віце - губернатор
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

locotenent guvernator
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

υποδιοικητή
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

luitenant-goewerneur
14 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Swedish

lieutenantregulatorn
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

løytnant guvernør
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of lieutenant governor

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «LIEUTENANT GOVERNOR»

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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «LIEUTENANT GOVERNOR» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about lieutenant governor

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2 QUOTES WITH «LIEUTENANT GOVERNOR»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word lieutenant governor.
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Mike Curb
I was the last Republican lieutenant governor and it's been over 20 years.
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William Scranton
You're feeling the responsibility for hundreds of thousands, if not millions, of people on your shoulder in a way that I couldn't feel as lieutenant governor.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «LIEUTENANT GOVERNOR»

Discover the use of lieutenant governor in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to lieutenant governor and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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The Letters of Governor Hutchinson, and Lieutenant Governor ...
You have doubtless seen some of the curious messages from the late house to the Governor, and can't but have observed with how little decency they have attacked both the Governor and the Lieutenant Governor. They have also in effect , ...
Thomas Hutchinson, Andrew Oliver, 1774
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Missouri Government and Politics
Like the vice president of the United States, who has little to do so long as the president remains healthy, the lieutenant governor has very few jobs to perform as long as the governor remains in office. The lack of constitutional duties to perform ...
Richard J. Hardy, Richard R. Dohm, David A. Leuthold, 1995
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California Government
LIEUTENANT GOVERNOR For the most part, this office functions like that of the vice presidency of the United States. The lieutenant governor becomes chief executive should that office become vacant. The lieutenant governor also serves as ...
John L. Korey, 2008
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The Ohio State Constitution: A Reference Guide
The 1802 Constitution did not provide for an attorney general or lieutenant governor. The office of attorney general was created by the General Assembly in 1848, and from 1848 until 1851, the General Assembly appointed the attorney general ...
Steven H. Steinglass, Gino J. Scarselli, 2004
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The Georgia State Constitution
Many felt that the office of lieutenant governor was in a twilight zone between the executive and legislative branches, belonging clearly to neither. Some believed that the primary purpose ofthe office was one thing: to provide for a successor to ...
Melvin B. Hill, 2011
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Documents relative to the colonial history: procured in ...
•1739. Page. April 24. Letter of Lieutenant-Governor Clarke to the Lords of Trade — conduct and intentions of the Assembly in regard to money bills, , 141 May 24. Letter of Lieutenant-Governor Clarke to the Duke of Newcastle — boundaries ...
John Romeyn Brodhead, 1855
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The Iowa State Constitution
The reference to the lieutenant governor's term was added in 1988. This section has not been litigated. SECTION 3: LIEUTENANT GOVERNOR—RETURNS OF ELECTIONS The electors shall designate their selections for governor and ...
Jack Stark, 2011
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Telegraphs, Telephones, and Radiotelegraphs
ability of the Governor, or the death, resignation, or permanent disability of a Governor- elect, or for any other reason, the Lieutenant Governor or Lieutenant Governor-elect shall become the Governor, to hold office for the unexpired term and ...
House, Office of the Law Revision Counsel, 2002
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The Indiana State Constitution: A Reference Guide
The office of lieutenant governor is created by this section. The term of office is four years, understood as official years rather than calendar years (Kirkpatrick v. King, 1950). This section does not specify the powers of this office or limit the ...
William P. McLauchlan, 1996
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The South Carolina State Constitution
In this section, the reference is to when the president pro tempore of the Senate may be called on to act as lieutenant governor. Code 1–3–120 provides that the president pro tempore may serve as lieutenant governor until the next general ...
Cole Blease Graham, 2011

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «LIEUTENANT GOVERNOR»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term lieutenant governor is used in the context of the following news items.
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Elbert Guillory: I won't be on sideline as lt. gov. - The Daily World
Elbert Guillory thinks he would make a good cheerleader, but that's not all he wants to be. Guillory is running for lieutenant governor, a position ... «Opelousas Daily World, Jul 15»
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Lieutenant governor's office: Gateway to political oblivion
Meaning no disrespect for any of its occupants, Florida's office of lieutenant governor could make the Maytag repairman look like a whirling ... «Tallahassee.com, Jul 15»
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Florida doesn't need a lieutenant governor - Sun Sentinel
Unlike the U.S. vice president, Florida's lieutenant governor doesn't fill an official legislative role. While the state constitution allows governors ... «Sun Sentinel, Jul 15»
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New York Lieutenant Governor Visits Crystal Windows Factory
Crystal CEO Thomas Chen meets with NY State Lieutenant Governor Kathy Hochul on manufacturing in the region. New York State Lieutenant ... «Western Queens Gazette, Jul 15»
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Conversation With Vermont Lieutenant Governor Candidate …
Riker tells WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley that he decided to run for lieutenant governor because it's an office with great ... «WAMC, Jul 15»
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Mayor Baraka & Lieutenant Governor Guadagno Break Ground For …
Mayor Ras J. Baraka, Lt. Gov. Kim Guadagno, members of the Newark Municipal Council, New Jersey Secretary of Agriculture Douglas H. «Local Talk News, Jul 15»
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Hobbs has eye on lieutenant governor's office - if the job is open
Hobbs made clear he won't run for the statewide office if the current five-term lieutenant governor, Brad Owen, seeks re-election. «HeraldNet, Jul 15»
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Lopez-Cantera brushes off critics of decision to stay in job
Lopez-Cantera, lieutenant governor since February 2014, makes $124,851 a year in a position that has no official duties other than to replace ... «Orlando Sentinel, Jul 15»
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Florida lieutenant governor enters crowded race to replace Rubio
In 2014, López-Cantera became Florida's first Hispanic lieutenant governor. He was on the ticket with Gov. Rick Scott (R), who secured a ... «The Hill, Jul 15»
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Unknown candidate for lieutenant governor jumps in with $100000
Brandon Riker may be a 28-year-old who has never held elected office, but he really wants to be Vermont's next lieutenant governor — so ... «vtdigger.org, Jul 15»

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« EDUCALINGO. Lieutenant governor [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/lieutenant-governor>. Apr 2020 ».
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