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noun as in director

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The California State University regents put their own actual capital into the movement to guarantee a quick deal.

When he died in 1999 after 20 years of marriage, she remained a beloved regent and has been celebrated for her philanthropic work, including running a foundation under her late husband’s name.

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Read more on OZYThe sixth pharaoh of the 18th Dynasty of Egypt was a woman, the first to claim the throne in her own right, not just as acting regent.

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When the UC regents, the university’s governing board, approved the projects in 2015, the housing department planned to increase rent by under 5 percent each year through 2024-25 academic year.

A UC Davis student filed a similar class action lawsuit in May against the UC regents, alleging that the services students paid for in fees for in the spring 2020 quarter were never delivered.

Of course the Lady Regent of the Vale was standing placidly beside the open Moon Door, the wind rustling her robes.

The Regent movie theater, Albee Square Mall, and [record store] Beat Street are all gone.

During his gubernatorial run in 2009, McDonnell saw his graduate thesis from Regent University emerge—and receive some scrutiny.

Among them Mica Mosbacher, who is now a regent at the University of Houston.

“[Regent] taught me the real importance of being a Christian elected official,” he remarked.

His very appointment as censor was due to the bottle-acquaintance that had sprung up with the regent Prince of Wales.

It appeared doubtful if the Queen Regent had not sacrificed the crown of one child to gratify the obstinacy of another.

His first visit was for Houston, who had a house on Regent Terrace, kept for him in old days by an aunt.

During the minority of the new ruler of Mahratta the dignity and power of regent were conferred upon the Mama Sahib.

Alan had been found in his own house in Regent Terrace, under care of the terrified butler.


On this page you'll find 7 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to regent, such as: ruler, governor, minister, official, and viceroy.

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