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princess

noun [C] uk   /prɪnˈses/ /ˈprɪn.ses/ us  
B1 an important female member of a royal family, especially a daughter or granddaughter of a king and queen, or the wife of a prince : Lady Diana Spencer became Princess Diana when she married Prince Charles.
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in Korean 공주, 왕자비…
in Arabic أميرة…
in Portuguese princesa…
in Catalan princesa, infanta…
in Japanese 王女, 皇女, 皇太子妃…
in Italian principessa…
in Chinese (Traditional) (孫)公主, 王妃, 親王夫人…
in Russian принцесса, княгиня…
in Turkish prenses, prensin eşi…
in Chinese (Simplified) (孙)公主, 王妃, 亲王夫人…
in Polish księżniczka, królewna, księżna…
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