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empire

noun [C]
 
 
/ˈempaɪər/
COUNTRIES a group of countries that is ruled by one person or governmentColonisation and self-governmentInternational politics and government
BUSINESSES a large group of businesses that is controlled by one person or company: a publishing empireBusinesses and enterprises
Translations of “empire”
in Korean 제국…
in Arabic إمْبَراطوريّة…
in French empire…
in Turkish imparatorluk, (iş) imparatorluk…
in Italian impero…
in Chinese (Traditional) 國家, 帝國…
in Russian империя, корпорация…
in Polish imperium…
in Spanish imperio…
in Portuguese império…
in German das Reich, der Großkonzern…
in Catalan imperi…
in Japanese 帝国…
in Chinese (Simplified) 国家, 帝国…
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