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Definition 1: someone who rules during the absence or incapacity or minority of the country's monarch - [noun denoting person]

(regent is a kind of ...) a person who rules or commands

"swayer of the universe"

(... is an instance of regent) queen of France as the wife of Henry II and regent during the minority of her son Charles IX (1519-1589)

Definition 2: members of a governing board - [noun denoting person]

Synonyms for regent in the sense of this definition

(regent is a kind of ...) a member of a committee

(... is a member of regent) a board that manages the affairs of an institution

Definition 3: acting or functioning as a regent or ruler - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where regent or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • prince-regent

(regent is similar to ...) having great power or force or potency or effect

"the most powerful government in western Europe" "his powerful arms" "a powerful bomb" "the horse's powerful kick" "powerful drugs" "a powerful argument"

(regent is used in the usage domain ...) a bound form used only in compounds

"`hemato-' is a combining form in words like `hematology'"

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