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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