a state officer next in rank to a governor, who takes the governor’s place in case of the latter’s absence, disability, or death.
British. a deputy governor.
the executive officer of a Canadian province appointed by the governor general.
a deputy governor
(in the US) an elected official who acts as deputy to a state governor and succeeds him if he dies
lieutenant-governor. (in Canada) the representative of the Crown in a province: appointed by the federal government acting for the Crown
noun, U.S. Navy. 1. a commissioned officer ranking above an ensign and below a lieutenant.
[leev] /liv/ adverb, Dialect. 1. .
[lee-ev-ruh, lee-ev; French lye-vruh] /liˈɛv rə, liˈɛv; French ˈlyɛ vrə/ noun 1. a river in S Quebec, Canada, flowing SW to the Ottawa River. 200 miles (322 km) long.
Trademark. 1. Lifetime: a cable television channel. 1. Low Insertion Force. 2. Logical Interchange Format. (2003-10-15) 1. Laser Induced Fluorescence 2. Lifetime (cable television channel)