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uk   /ˈrɔɪ.əl/  us   /ˈrɔɪ.əl/
B2 (written abbreviation R) belonging or connected to a king or queen or a member of their family: the royal family a royal visit
good or excellent, as if intended for or typical of royalty: The team was given a royal reception/welcome.
mainly US big or great: a royal pain/a royal mess

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royalnoun [C usually plural]

uk   /ˈrɔɪ.əl/  us   /ˈrɔɪ.əl/ informal
a member of the royal family: The press follow the royals everywhere.
(Definition of royal from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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royaladjective [not gradable]

 us   /ˈrɔɪ·əl/
belonging or connected to a king or queen: Sweden’s royal family
(Definition of royal from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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