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dukenoun [C]

uk   /dʒuːk/  us   /duːk/
a man of very high ​rank in a ​country, or the ​ruler of a ​smallindependentcountry

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(Definition of duke from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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dukenoun [C]

 us   /duk/
(in some ​countries) a ​title of a man who has a very high ​socialrank or who is the ​ruler of a ​small, ​independentcountry, or the ​person himself
(Definition of duke from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “duke”
in Korean 공작…
in Arabic دوق…
in Malaysian bangsawan…
in French duc…
in Russian герцог…
in Chinese (Traditional) 公爵, 小公國的君主…
in Italian duca…
in Turkish dük…
in Polish książę…
in Spanish duque…
in Vietnamese công tước…
in Portuguese duque…
in Thai ขุนนางชั้นสูงของอังกฤษ…
in German der Herzog…
in Catalan duc…
in Japanese 公爵…
in Chinese (Simplified) 公爵, 小公国的君主…
in Indonesian gelar bangsawan…
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