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feudaladjective

uk   us   /ˈfjuː.dəl/
relating to the ​socialsystem of ​westernEurope in the Middle Ages or any ​society that is ​organizedaccording to ​rank. In a feudal ​society, ​people at one ​level of ​societyreceiveland to ​live and ​work on from those ​higher than them in ​rank, and in ​return have to ​work for them and ​fight for them if ​necessary, sometimes also giving them some of the ​food they ​produce: the feudal ​system a feudal ​lord/​kingdom/​society
feudalism
noun [U] uk   us   /-ɪ.zəm/
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(Definition of feudal from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “feudal”
in Spanish feudal…
in Vietnamese phong kiến…
in Malaysian feudal…
in Thai เกี่ยวกับระบบศักดินา…
in French féodal…
in German Feudal……
in Chinese (Simplified) 封建(制度)的…
in Turkish feodal, derebeylikle ilgili, toprak ağalığına ilişkin…
in Russian феодальный…
in Indonesian feodal…
in Chinese (Traditional) 封建(制度)的…
in Polish feudalny…
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