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empire

noun [C]  us   /ˈem·pɑɪər/
politics & government a group of countries ruled by a single person, government, or country: the British/Soviet Empire
Translations of “empire”
in Arabic إمْبَراطوريّة…
in Korean 제국…
in Malaysian empayar…
in French empire…
in Turkish imparatorluk, (iş) imparatorluk…
in Italian impero…
in Chinese (Traditional) 國家, 帝國…
in Russian империя, корпорация…
in Polish imperium…
in Vietnamese đế chế…
in Spanish imperio…
in Portuguese império…
in Thai อาณาจักร, องค์กรขนาดใหญ่…
in German das Reich, der Großkonzern…
in Catalan imperi…
in Japanese 帝国…
in Indonesian kekaisaran, kerajaan…
in Chinese (Simplified) 国家, 帝国…
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