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king

noun [C]  /kɪŋ/ us  
a man who rules a country because he has been born into a family which by tradition or law has the right to rule, or the title given to such a man: King Philip IV of Spain A king is a playing piece in the game of chess and each player’s most important piece. A king is also a playing card with a picture of a king on it: the king of hearts If someone or something is called the king of an activity, that person is the best or the most important in that activity: He was baseball’s home run king.
Translations of “king”
in Korean 왕, (카드)킹…
in Arabic مَلِك, الشايِب في وَرق الكوتشينة…
in French roi…
in Turkish kral, en iyi ve önemli kişi, en iyisi…
in Italian re…
in Chinese (Traditional) 國王, 國王,君王…
in Russian король…
in Polish król…
in Spanish rey…
in Portuguese rei…
in German der König…
in Catalan rei…
in Japanese 王, (トランプの)キング…
in Chinese (Simplified) 国王, 国王,君王…
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