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Majesty

noun [C] uk   /ˈmædʒ.ə.sti/ us  
the title used to speak to or about a king or queen: I was invited to tea with Her Majesty the Queen. their Majesties, the King and Queen of Spain [as form of address] The performance begins at eight o'clock, (Your) Majesty.
at Her/His Majesty's pleasure UK used to describe a prison sentence (= time in prison) that does not have a fixed length: She was sentenced to be detained at Her Majesty's pleasure. informal used to mean "in prison": He has had several spells at Her Majesty's pleasure.
(Definition of Majesty noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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