Vršilac vladarske vlasti, onaj koji vlada u ime kralja (još neizabranog, maloletnog itd.), kraljevski, vladarski namesnik.
ETYM Latin: cf. French protecteur.
1. One who, or that which, defends or shields from injury, evil, oppression, etc.; a defender; a guardian; a patron.
2. One having the care of the kingdom during the king's minority; a regent.
ETYM French régent. Related to Regent.
1. Members of a governing board; SYN. trustee.
2. Someone who rules during the absence or incapacity or minority of the country's monarch.
Person who carries out the duties of a sovereign during the sovereign's minority, incapacity, or lengthy absence from the country. In England since the time of Henry viii, Parliament has always appointed a regent or council of regency when necessary.