governorship

[ guhv-er-ner-ship, -uh-ner- ]
/ ˈgʌv ər nərˌʃɪp, -ə nər- /
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noun

the duties, term in office, etc., of a governor.

Origin of governorship

First recorded in 1635–45; governor + -ship
Related formssub·gov·er·nor·ship, noun
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governorship

/ (ˈɡʌvənəˌʃɪp) /

noun

the office, jurisdiction, or term of a governor
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