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ancien régime

noun [U] uk   /ɒnˌsjæn reɪˈʒiːm/  us   /ˌɑːn.si.æn rəˈʒiːm/ formal
an old system, especially a political or social one, that has been replaced by a more modern system
Translations of “ancien régime”
in Chinese (Traditional) 舊制度, 舊秩序…
in Chinese (Simplified) 旧制度, 旧秩序…
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