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reign

noun
 
 
/reɪn/
KING/QUEEN [C] a period of time when a king or queen rules a country: the reign of Henry VIIIRuling and governing
IMPORTANT JOB [no plural] a period of time when someone controls a sports team, an organization, etc: Christie's reign as captain of the British athletics teamSpecific periods of time
(Definition of reign noun from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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