monarchy Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

Meaning of “monarchy” in the English Dictionary

"monarchy" in British English

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uk   /ˈmɒn.ə.ki/  us   /ˈmɑː.nɚ-/
[C] a ​country that has a ​king or ​queen [U] the ​system of having a ​king or ​queen: Is monarchy ​relevant in the ​modernworld or should it be ​abolished?
(Definition of monarchy from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"monarchy" in American English

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monarchynoun [C/U]

 us   /ˈmɑn·ər·ki/
a ​system of ​government that has a ​king or ​queen, or a ​country that has this ​system of ​government
(Definition of monarchy from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “monarchy”
in Arabic مَلَكِيّة…
in Korean 군주제…
in Portuguese monarquia…
in Catalan monarquia…
in Japanese 君主制…
in Chinese (Simplified) 君主国, 君主政体,君主制…
in Turkish mutlakiyet, monarşi, krallık…
in Russian монархия, королевство…
in Chinese (Traditional) 君主國, 君主政體,君主制…
in Italian monarchia…
in Polish monarchia…
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