Meaning of “empress” in the English Dictionary

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"empress" in British English

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empressnoun [ C ]

uk /ˈem.prəs/ us /ˈem.prəs/

a female ruler of an empire, or the wife of a male ruler of an empire

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  • The leader was called an emperor or an empress.

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