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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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On the first day, I introduce this by reading two crucial paragraphs in my syllabus, but through his acedia it seems only Peanuts-like teacher babbling "Waaaa Humbannnums Summbum annnow annnummmmorill duh" The paragraph acts in effect as a defining clause in the contract that the syllabus actually represents in a court of law (according to SD Regental counsel forcefully expressed to us faculty).
This is the regental line, not the line descended from Teika's grandson Nijo Tameuji (1222-86).
Irwan, an employee at the Padang Pariaman Regental Office who just returned from the Patamuan District, said, ''I have gone there to assess and only one 25-year-old guy managed to escape on the wooden plank of a door sliding down, the landslides.
Survey questions were patterned after three different student evaluation forms previously or currently being used at the authors' institution, including a form created and used by all regental public institutions within the state, the student instructional report II (i.e., SIR II), and the IDEA Diagnostic Form Report.
Richardson Foundation Regental Professor of Physics, University of Texas at Austin, and Chair of the JASON Steering Committee, email, January 29, 2007.

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