Meaning of REGENT in English

[] n [ME, fr. MF or ML; MF, fr. ML regent-, regens, fr. L, prp. of regere to rule--more at right] (15c) 1: one who governs a kingdom in the minority, absence, or disability of the sovereign

2: one who rules or reigns: governor

3: a member of a governing board (as of a state university) -- regent adj -- adj

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