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REGENT. 1. A ruler, a governor. The term is usually applied to one who governs a regency, or rules in the place of another.
     2. In the canon law, it signifies a master or professor of a college. Dict. du Dr. Call. h.t. 3. It sometimes means simply a ruler, director, or superintendent; as, in New York, where the board who have the superintendence of all the colleges, academies and schools, are called the regents of the University of the state of New York.

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In my opinion your request goes beyond any reasonable desire to be better informed as a regent," McRaven wrote.
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We are extremely pleased to be part of this exciting landmark project in the world's most compelling city," Mr Paul Hanley, president of Regent International Hotels, said.
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The chancellor decided that Regent Hall did not have an 'educational purpose' for reviewing the Kroll records," says the letter, written by attorney Bill Aleshire.
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Critical comments made at a hearing in late June drew a rebuke from Regent Gary Stuart, a former liaison with the community college system.