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English definition of “Majesty”


noun [C]     /ˈmædʒ.ə.sti/
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 .
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