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Definition of Regent

  • Ruling; governing; regnant.
  • Exercising vicarious authority.
  • One who rules or reigns; a governor; a ruler.
  • Especially, one invested with vicarious authority; one who governs a kingdom in the minority, absence, or disability of the sovereign.
  • One of a governing board; a trustee or overseer; a superintendent; a curator; as, the regents of the Smithsonian Institution.
  • A resident master of arts of less than five years' standing, or a doctor of less than twwo. They were formerly privileged to lecture in the schools.
  • someone who rules during the absence or incapacity or minority of the country's monarch
  • members of a governing board

How to use regent in a sentence. Regent pronunciation.

She was now in Regent Street, and it came to her recollection that she had made an appointment with Luckworth Crewe for nine o'clock.
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Drawing near to the top of Regent Street, she hoped he might be there.
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The bargees on the Regent's Canal do not chant Shakespear's verses as the gondoliers in Venice are said to chant the verses of Tasso (a practice which was suspended for some reason during my stay in Venice: at least no gondolier ever did it in my hearing).
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Philip took him sometimes to the tavern off Regent Street.
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He looked at the shops in Regent Street and picked out the articles he could buy for the money.
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In large letters was the name of a firm well-known to Philip, Lynn and Sedley, Regent Street, London; and below, in type smaller but still of some magnitude, was the dogmatic statement: Procrastination is the Thief of Time.
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She walked slowly along and turned down Air Street and so got through into Regent Street.
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Only Lawson remained; and Philip, feeling that now the painter and he had nothing in common, did not wish to see him; but one Saturday afternoon, after dinner, having changed his clothes he walked down Regent Street to go to the free library in St. Martin's Lane, meaning to spend the afternoon there, and suddenly found himself face to face with him.
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She was apprenticed to a dressmaker and set out every morning at eight to work all day in a shop in Regent Street.
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He avoided deliberately the streets in which there was a chance of seeing her; but occasionally some feeling, perhaps curiosity, perhaps something deeper which he would not acknowledge, made him wander about Piccadilly and Regent Street during the hours when she might be expected to be there.
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She assented, having very little notion whether Highgate was next door to Regent's Park or not.
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They proceeded with dogged determination through the winding roads of Regent's Park, and the Sunday-stricken streets of the neighborhood, in the direction of the Tube station.
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He raced down from St. Heliers, in a covered fly, and has brought the very latest news from Fort Regent.
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The red-coated soldiery of Fort Regent and Elizabeth Castle, the guardians of Mont Orgueil, were all wrapped in slumber, save the poor, shivering sentinels.
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Golden gleams lit up stern old Mount Orgueil and gray Fort Regent, and tenderly tinted the rugged outlines of the moss-grown Elizabeth Castle.
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Which heartfelt tribute from a nameless wanton served for epitaph to the man lying in an unmarked grave in the soldiers plot at Fort Regent.
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If Somerset be unworthy of the place, Let York be regent; I will yield to him.
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This doom, my lord, if I may judge: Let Somerset be Regent o'er the French, Because in York this breeds suspicion; And let these have a day appointed them For single combat in convenient place, For he hath witness of his servant's malice.
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That Somerset be sent as regent thither.
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If York, with all his far-fet policy, Had been the regent there instead of me, He never would have stay'd in France so long.
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Examples of Regent

Example #1
Without any intention of keeping it; but why not do so?
Example #2
And Nancy felt that, after all, the adventure had been amusing.
Example #3
And there he was, jovially perspiring; he saw her between crowded heads, and crushed through to her side.
Example #4
It was probably past nine; Crewe might have got tired of waiting, or have found it impossible to keep a position on the pavement.
Example #5
Shakespear is no more a popular author than Rodin is a popular sculptor or Richard Strauss a popular composer.
Example #6
Now there is a sense in which it is true enough that Shakespear was too little esteemed by his own generation, or, for the matter of that, by any subsequent generation.