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prince

noun [C]     /prɪns/
B1 an important male member of a royal family, especially a son or grandson of the king or queen: Prince Edward Prince Juan Carlos of Spain became king in 1975.Royalty, aristocracy and titles a male ruler of a country, usually a small country: Prince Rainier is the ruling prince of Monaco.Royalty, aristocracy and titles prince among/of sth literary a man who is excellent at something: that prince of flautists, William BennettExperts and specialists
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