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"kingdom" in British English

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kingdomnoun [C]

uk   /ˈkɪŋ.dəm/  us   /ˈkɪŋ.dəm/
B2 a ​countryruled by a ​king or ​queen: the United Kingdom of Great ​Britain and ​Northern Ireland
an ​area that is ​controlled by a ​particularperson or where a ​particularquality is ​important: the kingdom of ​God/Heaven the kingdom of ​love
literary an ​area of ​activity: the kingdom of the ​theatre the kingdoms of the ​mind
C2 one of the ​groups that ​natural things can be ​divided into, ​depending on ​theirtype: the ​animal/​plant kingdom

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"kingdom" in American English

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kingdomnoun [C]

 us   /ˈkɪŋ·dəm/
a ​countryruled by a ​king or ​queen: She was ​queen of an ​ancient kingdom in Egypt.
biology A kingdom is also one of the ​groups into which ​natural things can be ​divided, ​depending on ​theirtype.
(Definition of kingdom from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “kingdom”
in Arabic مَمْلَكة…
in Korean 왕국…
in Portuguese reino…
in Catalan regne…
in Japanese 王国…
in Chinese (Simplified) 王国, (某人)占统治地位的地方, 管辖范围…
in Turkish krallık…
in Russian королевство…
in Chinese (Traditional) 王國, (某人)佔統治地位的地方, 管轄範圍…
in Italian regno…
in Polish królestwo…
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