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el gobernador, la gobernadora(
This means that the noun can be masculine or feminine, depending on the gender of person it refers to (e.g. el doctor, la doctora).
1. (administrator)
a. governor
El gobernador del estado firmó la nueva ley.The state governor signed the new law.
2. (government representative)
Regionalism used in Spain
a. governor
El gobernador del Banco Central afirmó que las arcas del Estado estaban llenas.The governor of the Central Bank reported that state reserves were full.
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
A word or phrase used to refer to the second person formal “usted” by their conjugation or implied context (e.g. usted).
a. governing
El partido gobernador decidió retirar el proyecto de ley de la anterior legislatura.The governing party decided to withdraw the draft of the bill from the previous legislature.
b. ruling
La oposición se enfrentó al partido gobernador en las elecciones.The opposition faced the ruling party in the elections.
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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (general)
a. governing
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
2. (general)
a. governor
3. (antes)
Regionalism used in Spain
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
gobernador civilperson representing the central government in each province
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gobernadora gobernadora
[+partido] governing; ruling
el gobernador del Banco de España the governor of the Bank of Spain
gobernador(a) civil civil governor
gobernador(a) general governor general
gobernador(a) militar military governor
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