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noun [countable]     governor pronunciation in British English
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  1. 1
    an elected official who is the political head of a state in the US

    the governor of California

    1. a.
      an official who governs a country or part of a country that is ruled by another state
  2. 4
    British informal an employer or other person who has authority over you

    I’ll have to ask the governor.



to manipulate someone psychologically so that they begin to question their own perceptions and memories

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