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noun caretaker, director, elected official, executive, executive leader, government official, highest state official, politician, potentate, public official, statesman
Associated concepts: executive branch of government
See also: caretaker, director, pedagogue, principal, superintendent

GOVERNOR. The title of the executive magistrate in each state and territory of the United States. Under the names of the particular states, the reader will find some of the duties of the governor of such state.

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CAPMAS added that in Upper Egypt, the Minya governorate is considered the most populated governorate, with 5.
Southern Governorate, also comprising Ahmed Abdullatif and Khalid Waheed, are three and half points ahead of main opponents Muharraq who came second after a deserving 2-1 win over Central Governorate.
Al Shihi met with municipal directors in the governorate and heads of departments of the Regional Municipalities and Water Resources in the Governorate of Al Buraimi in the presence of Sheikh Ali bin Hamad al-Ya'qoubi, Director General of the Directorate.
The Central Governorate took the lead through Bukhalaf brother Ibrahim Khalaf who took respective victories over Ahmed Abdullatif and Khalid Waheed but Hussain Ayyad and his elder brother Maher levelled the scores after beating Deneshan and Mohammed Taher, respectively.
At the marine environment competition, which was held in Kuwait on the regional level, Maya bint Masud al- Barwaniyah from the Governorate of Al Buraimi came first.
The Governorate of North Al Batinah kept its position by coming second on the list of governorates containing the largest number of population in the Sultanate with 681,333 residents logging a growth rate of 0.
The mortgage contracts amounted to RO 142,154,821 through 1943 mortgage transactions at the governorate levels as the collected fees amounted to RO 671,533.
The number of visitors in the Governorate of Dhofar reached 143,000 persons who generated revenues of RO 13,120,000.
The Governorates of North and South Al Batinah, as well as the Governorate of A'Dhahirah recorded the highest rate at the governorates level as the production of these governorates stood at 11.
15 (Saba) A' Two people were reportedly killed on Tuesday as the Saudi warplanes bombarded Al-Afra Bridge in Qaflat Athr district in Amran governorate, killing two persons and injured five others.
The total electricity production in the Governorates of North and South Al Batinah, in addition to the Governorate of A'Dhahirah reached 1,748.
Attacks on oil pipelines and infrastructure in the governorate between 2012 and 2014 have already cost the state upwards of $6.

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