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regent

1. the ruler or administrator of a country during the minority, absence, or incapacity of its monarch
2. (formerly) a senior teacher or administrator in any of certain universities
3. US and Canadian a member of the governing board of certain schools and colleges
4. Rare any person who governs or rules
5. acting or functioning as a regent
6. Rare governing, ruling, or controlling
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For a short time after the charter of the regents was received, the trustees of this institution employed a graduate of one of the Eastern colleges to instruct such youth as aspired to knowledge within the walls of the edifice which we have described.
The doom of the Regent and Council shows singularly the total interruption of justice at this calamitous period, even in the most clamant cases of oppression.
He looked at the shops in Regent Street and picked out the articles he could buy for the money.
But here he was on Regent Terrace; there was nothing to prevent him going round the end of the hill, and looking from without on the Mackenzies' house.
Instantly the trapdoor at the top flew up, something was screamed to the driver, and the cab flew madly off down Regent Street.
We had been sauntering slowly down Regent Street during this conversation, and Dr.
There were no specific orders to follow this year when Ron Hammonds was appointed to the Texas Tech University System Board of Regents.
10 January 2013 -- California-based bank holding company Grandpoint Capital said that its Regents Bank subsidiary has named Steven D.
com)-- Long Island Regents Prep, which offers Regents and Advanced Placement review classes in all major subjects, has announced its 2013 course schedule.
THE University of California Regents must have a sick sense of humor.
The New York Board of Regents recently approved a plan that would revolutionize the way middle schools administer its curriculum with the ultimate goal of improving student performance.
The UGA Board of Regents agreed in midsummer that the University of Georgia Foundation could remain affiliated with the university.

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