royal Meaning, definition in Cambridge English Dictionary
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royaladjective

uk   us   /ˈrɔɪ.əl/
B2 (written abbreviation R) belonging or connected to a king or queen or a member of their family: the royal family a royal visit good or excellent, as if intended for or typical of royalty: The team was given a royal reception/welcome. mainly US big or great: a royal pain/a royal mess
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royalnoun [C usually plural]

uk   us   /ˈrɔɪ.əl/ informal
a member of the royal family: The press follow the royals everywhere.
Translations of “royal”
in Arabic مَلَكي…
in Korean 왕실의…
in Malaysian kerabat diraja, sangat hebat…
in French royal…
in Turkish kraliyet, kırallığa ait…
in Italian reale…
in Chinese (Traditional) 國王的, 女王的, 王室的…
in Russian королевский…
in Polish królewski…
in Vietnamese thuộc hoàng gia, nguy nga…
in Spanish real, espléndido, magnífico…
in Portuguese real…
in Thai เกี่ยวกับราชวงศ์, มโหฬาร…
in German königlich…
in Catalan reial…
in Japanese 王家の, 王室の…
in Indonesian kerajaan, mewah…
in Chinese (Simplified) 国王的, 女王的, 王室的…
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