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Meaning of “empress” in the English Dictionary

"empress" in British English

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empressnoun [C]

uk   us   /ˈem.prəs/
a ​femaleruler of an empire, or the ​wife of a ​maleruler of an ​empire
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(Definition of empress from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “empress”
in Arabic إمبِراطورة…
in Korean 여자 황제…
in Portuguese imperatriz…
in Catalan emperadriu…
in Japanese 女帝, 皇后…
in Chinese (Simplified) 女皇, 皇后…
in Turkish imparatoriçe…
in Russian императрица…
in Chinese (Traditional) 女皇, 皇后…
in Italian imperatrice…
in Polish cesarzowa…
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