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MAYOR, officer. The chief or executive magistrate of a city who bears this title.
     2. It is generally his duty to cause the laws of the city to be enforced, and to superintend inferior officers, such as constables, watchmen and the like. But the power and authority which mayors possess being given to them by local regulations, vary in different places.

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Released in August, the revamped version brought back public mayorships, a leaderboard and stickers.
Avanza won 38 mayorships and two provincial prefectures, nearly matching the AP, which won 42 mayorships and nine prefectures.
64) The variable, "mayor as the first prefecture-level position", also has a significantly negative impact on promotion speed, suggesting other prefecture-level positions could be attained more speedily than mayorships.
Foursquare also has a game element that allows users to earn badges and mayorships by checking in frequently.
Once in the Foursquare app, user can check out tips, recommendations, mayorships and deals at the location or simply check-in to the venue.