Part of speech: noun

One who rules in the name and place of a sovereign.

Part of speech: noun

An officer of a university.

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Usage examples "regent":

  1. Was it possible that it was Barrymore, after all, whom we had seen in the cab in Regent Street? - "The Hound of the Baskervilles", A. Conan Doyle.
  2. Power still remained with the Empress- Regent and the Palikao Ministry. - "The Development of the European Nations, 1870-1914 (5th ed.)", John Holland Rose.
  3. The Netley, formerly the Prince Regent, is mentioned as being again in the harbour of York. - "Toronto of Old", Henry Scadding.