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monarchy

noun uk   /ˈmɒn.ə.ki/ us    /ˈmɑː.nɚ-/
[C] a country that has a king or queen [U] the system of having a king or queen: Is monarchy relevant in the modern world or should it be abolished?
Translations of “monarchy”
in Korean 군주제…
in Arabic مَلَكِيّة…
in Portuguese monarquia…
in Catalan monarquia…
in Japanese 君主制…
in Italian monarchia…
in Chinese (Traditional) 君主國, 君主政體,君主制…
in Russian монархия, королевство…
in Turkish mutlakiyet, monarşi, krallık…
in Chinese (Simplified) 君主国, 君主政体,君主制…
in Polish monarchia…
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