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guv'nor

American English: /ˈɡəvnər/
British English: /ˈɡʌvnə/

noun

  • (British English) [colloquial] governor 4
    Example sentences
    • ‘Officially, in the beginning, he was the guvnor.’
    • Pressley had better be quick as, if he doesn't reach the podium sharpish, he might find his guvnor has already lifted the pot.
    • ‘The guv'nor said he has never had him better,’ said the winning jockey, also landing his first Gold Cup and biggest domestic success to date.
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