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king

noun /kiŋ/
a male ruler of a nation, who inherits his position by right of birth
rey
He became king when his father died King Charles III.
the playing card with the picture of a king
rey
I have two cards – the ten of spades and the king of diamonds.
the most important piece in chess.
rey
kingdom noun a state having a king (or queen) as its head
reino
The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland He rules over a large kingdom.
any of the three great divisions of natural objects
reino
the animal, vegetable and mineral kingdoms.
kingly adjective of, relating to, or suitable for a king kingly robes a kingly feast. kingliness noun
realeza
kingfisher noun a type of bird with brilliant blue feathers which feeds on fish.
martín pescador
king-size adjective ( king-sized) of a large size; larger than normal
tamaño gigante, tamaño familiar
a king-sized bed king-size cigarettes.
Translations of “king”
in Korean 왕, (카드)킹…
in Arabic مَلِك, الشايِب في وَرق الكوتشينة…
in French roi…
in Italian re…
in Chinese (Traditional) 國王, 國王,君王…
in Russian король…
in Turkish kral, en iyi ve önemli kişi, en iyisi…
in Polish król…
in Portuguese rei…
in German der König…
in Catalan rei…
in Japanese 王, (トランプの)キング…
in Chinese (Simplified) 国王, 国王,君王…
(Definition of king from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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