Meaning of “majesty” in the English Dictionary

"majesty" in British English

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majestynoun [ U ]

uk /ˈmædʒ.ə.sti/ us /ˈmædʒ.ə.sti/

Majestynoun [ C ]

uk /ˈmædʒ.ə.sti/ us /ˈmædʒ.ə.sti/
at Her/His Majesty's pleasure UK

used to describe a prison sentence (= time in prison) that does not have a fixed length:

She was sentenced to be detained at Her Majesty's pleasure.

informal used to mean "in prison":

He has had several spells at Her Majesty's pleasure.

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

"majesty" in American English

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majestynoun [ U ]

us /ˈmædʒ·ə·sti/

the quality of being majestic:

A whale passed by in all its majesty.

Majestynoun [ C ]

us /ˈmædʒ·ə·sti/
His/Her/Your Majesty

used when you are speaking to or about a king or queen, or a ruler with a similar title:

Her Majesty, the Empress of Japan

(Definition of “majesty” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)