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monarch

noun [C] uk   /ˈmɒn.ək/ us    /ˈmɑː.nɚk/
a king or queen: a hereditary monarch Britain's head of state is a constitutional monarch (= only has very limited powers).
monarchic
adjective uk   /məˈnɑː.kɪk/ us    /-ˈnɑːr-/ (also monarchical) formal
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