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"regent" in British English

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regentnoun [C]

uk   us   /ˈriː.dʒənt/
a ​person who ​rules a ​country only for a ​limitedperiod, because the ​king or ​queen is ​absent or too ​young, too ​ill, etc.
regent
adjective [after noun] uk   us  
Prince Regent
(Definition of regent from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"regent" in American English

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regentnoun [C]

 us   /ˈri·dʒənt/
(in the US) a ​member of the ​governinggroup of a ​university or ​educationalsystem: the Board of Regents
(Definition of regent from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “regent”
in Spanish regente…
in Vietnamese quan nhiếp chính…
in Malaysian pemangku raja…
in Thai ผู้สำเร็จราชการ…
in French régent/-ente…
in German der/die Regent(in)…
in Chinese (Simplified) 摄政者, 摄政王…
in Indonesian wali raja…
in Chinese (Traditional) 攝政者, 攝政王…
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