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palacenoun [C]

uk   /ˈpæl.ɪs/ us   /ˈpæl.ɪs/
B1 a large house that is the official home of a king, queen, or other person of high social rank: a royal/presidential palace Buckingham Palace is open to the public.
old-fashioned used in the names of large buildings, such as cinemas or places where people go dancing: An old movie palace is being restored.

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the Palacenoun [S, + sing/pl verb]

uk   /ˈpæl.ɪs/ us   /ˈpæl.ɪs/
used when referring to the people who live in a palace: The Palace has issued a statement criticizing the newspaper report. A spokesman for the Palace has denied the accusation.
(Definition of palace from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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palacenoun [C]

us   /ˈpæl·əs/
a large, highly decorated house, esp. one that is the official home of a king or queen: Most of the palace is open to the public as a museum.
(Definition of palace from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “palace”
in Korean 궁전…
in Arabic قَصْر…
in Malaysian istana…
in French palais…
in Russian дворец…
in Chinese (Traditional) 宮殿, (用於電影院、舞廳等大型建築物的名稱中)…
in Italian palazzo…
in Turkish saray…
in Polish pałac…
in Spanish palacio…
in Vietnamese cung điện…
in Portuguese palácio…
in Thai พระราชวัง…
in German der Palast…
in Catalan palau…
in Japanese 宮殿…
in Chinese (Simplified) 宫殿, (用于电影院、舞厅等大型建筑物的名称中)…
in Indonesian istana…
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