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princessnoun [C]

uk   us   /prɪnˈses/ /ˈprɪn.ses/
B1 an ​importantfemalemember of a ​royalfamily, ​especially a ​daughter or granddaughter of a ​king and ​queen, or the ​wife of a ​prince: Lady Diana Spencer ​became Princess Diana when she ​married Prince Charles.

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

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princessnoun [C]

 us   /ˈprɪn·sɪs, -ses/
a ​member of a ​royalfamily, esp. a ​daughter of a ​king or ​queen A princess is also the ​wife of a ​prince.
(Definition of princess from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “princess”
in Arabic أميرة…
in Korean 공주, 왕자비…
in Portuguese princesa…
in Catalan princesa, infanta…
in Japanese 王女, 皇女, 皇太子妃…
in Chinese (Simplified) (孙)公主, 王妃, 亲王夫人…
in Turkish prenses, prensin eşi…
in Russian принцесса, княгиня…
in Chinese (Traditional) (孫)公主, 王妃, 親王夫人…
in Italian principessa…
in Polish księżniczka, królewna, księżna…
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