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courtier

noun [C] uk   /ˈkɔː.ti.ər/  us   /ˈkɔːr.t̬i.ɚ/
a companion of a queen, king, or other ruler in their official home, especially in the past: Many of the courtiers were strongly wedded to traditional ways of doing things.
Translations of “courtier”
in Chinese (Traditional) (尤指舊時的)朝臣,侍臣…
in Russian придворный…
in Turkish saray mensubu/müdavimi…
in Chinese (Simplified) (尤指旧时的)朝臣,侍臣…
in Polish dworzanin…
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