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thronenoun [C]

uk   /θrəʊn/ us   /θroʊn/
C2 the special chair used by a ruler, especially a king or queen
the throne
C2 the state of being a ruler: Elizabeth II ascended/came to the throne (= became queen of Britain) when her father died. Queen Victoria was on the throne (= was queen) at that time. Charles is next in line to the throne (= will become king next).

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thronenoun [C]

us   /θroʊn/
a special chair used by a king or queen, or the condition of being such a ruler: He is heir to the throne.
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Translations of “throne”
in Korean 왕위…
in Arabic عَرْش…
in Malaysian singgahsana, takhta, raja…
in French trône…
in Russian трон…
in Chinese (Traditional) 王座, 王位…
in Italian trono…
in Turkish taht…
in Polish tron…
in Spanish trono…
in Vietnamese ngai vàng, ngôi vua…
in Portuguese trono…
in Thai บัลลังก์, ตำแหน่งกษัตริย์…
in German der Thron…
in Catalan tron…
in Japanese 王座…
in Chinese (Simplified) 王座, 王位…
in Indonesian singgasana, raja…
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