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empire

noun [C] uk   /ˈem.paɪər/ us    /-paɪr/

empire noun [C] (COUNTRIES)

C1 a group of countries ruled by a single person, government, or country: the Holy Roman Empire
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empire noun [C] (ORGANIZATION)

C1 a very large and important business or organization: In the space of just ten years, her company has grown from one small retail outlet to a multi-million-dollar empire.
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Translations of “empire”
in Korean 제국…
in Arabic إمْبَراطوريّة…
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 Spanish imperio…
in Portuguese império…
in German das Reich, der Großkonzern…
in Catalan imperi…
in Japanese 帝国…
in Chinese (Simplified) 国家, 帝国…
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