HyperDic: regent

English > 3 senses of the word regent:
NOUNperson regent, trusteemembers of a governing board
person regentsomeone who rules during the absence or incapacity or minority of the country's monarch
ADJECTIVEallregentacting or functioning as a regent or ruler
regent > pronunciation
Soundsriy'jhahnt
Rhymesabandonment ... wonderment: 671 rhymes with ahnt...
English > regent: 3 senses > adjective 1
Meaningacting or functioning as a regent or ruler.
Example"prince-regent "
BroaderpowerfulHaving great power or force or potency or effect
Usage ofcombining formA bound form used only in compounds
Spanishregente
Nounsregencythe office of a regent
regentsomeone who rules during the absence or incapacity or minority of the country's monarch
English > regent: 3 senses > noun 1, person
MeaningMembers of a governing board.
Synonymtrustee
Member ofgoverning boardA board that manages the affairs of an institution
Broadercommittee memberA member of a committee / committee
Spanishregente
English > regent: 3 senses > noun 2, person
Meaningsomeone who rules during the absence or incapacity or minority of the country's monarch.
InstancesCatherine de Medicisqueen of France as the wife of Henry II and regent during the minority of her son Charles IX (1519-1589)
Broaderruler, swayerA person who rules or commands
Spanishregencia, regente
Catalanregent
Adjectivesregentacting or functioning as a regent or ruler

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