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regent

noun [C] uk   us   /ˈriː.dʒənt/
a person who rules a country only for a limited period, because the king or queen is absent or too young, too ill, etc.
regent
adjective [after noun] uk   us  
Prince Regent
Translations of “regent”
in Vietnamese quan nhiếp chính…
in Spanish regente…
in Thai ผู้สำเร็จราชการ…
in Malaysian pemangku raja…
in French régent/-ente…
in German der/die Regent(in)…
in Chinese (Traditional) 攝政者, 攝政王…
in Indonesian wali raja…
in Chinese (Simplified) 摄政者, 摄政王…
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