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English definition of “Lord”


noun (TITLE)    /lɔːd/ US  /lɔːrd/
[U] a title used in front of the names of male peers and officials of very high rank: Lord Longford the Lord Chancellor → Compare LadyRoyalty, aristocracy and titles the Lords [+ sing/pl verb] → the House of LordsGovernment administration and organisation my Lord in Britain, used to address a judge or peerJudges and juries
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