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One entry found for regent.
Main Entry: re·gent
Pronunciation: primarystressremacron-jschwant
Function: noun
Etymology: Middle English regent "one who governs," from early French regent or Latin regent-, regens (both, same meaning), from earlier Latin regens, a form of the verb regere "to lead straight, govern, rule" --related to 1RAIL, REGULATE, RULE
1 : a person who governs a kingdom when a monarch is not able to
2 : a member of a governing group (as of a state university)
- regent adjective

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