Mayor vs. Governor

Mayor vs. Governor — Is There a Difference?
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Difference Between Mayor and Governor

Mayornoun

The head of government of a city, town, borough, or municipal corporation.

Governornoun

The chief executive of a state in the United States.

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

An official appointed to govern a colony or territory.

Mayornoun

By restriction, a male municipal leader

Governornoun

A member of a governing body.

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Mayornoun

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

Governornoun

The manager or administrative head of an organization, business, or institution.

Mayornoun

the head of a city government

Governornoun

Abbr. Gov. A military commandant.

Governornoun

Chiefly British Used as a form of polite address for a man.

Governornoun

A feedback device on a machine or engine that is used to provide automatic control, as of speed, pressure, or temperature.

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Governornoun

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

Governornoun

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

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.

Governornoun

(informal) father.

Governornoun

(informal) Boss, employer.

Governornoun

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

Governornoun

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

Governornoun

(nautical) A pilot; a steersman.

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)