civil list Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

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civil listnoun [C usually singular]

uk   us   UK
the ​amount of ​moneyallowed by Parliament for what is ​spent by the ​royalfamily in doing ​theirduties
(Definition of civil list from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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in Chinese (Simplified) (议会批拨的)王室费…
in Chinese (Traditional) (議會批撥的)皇室年俸…
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