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Definition of "gubernatorial" []

  • Of or relating to a governor. (adjective)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "gubernatorial" in a sentence
  • "In a worrisome sign for Democrats, the GOP streamrolled liberal candidates in gubernatorial races in New Jersey and Virginia on Tuesday."
  • "Thanks to the 2010 Census, the stakes are especially high in gubernatorial and state legislative races around the country -- because these officials will have major influence over the gerrymandering process."
  • "The union has also donated a total of $5 million to the Democratic Governors Association and Democratic Legislative Campaign Committee, making it the top donor to the Democrats 'efforts to win gubernatorial and state-legislative races."