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English definition of “reign”

reign

verb [I]     /reɪn/
C2 to be the king or queen of a country: Queen Victoria reigned over Britain from 1837 to 1901.Ruling and governing C2 to be the main feeling or quality in a situation or person: The bomb attacks produced a panic which reigned over the city. Love reigned supreme in her heart.Existing and being
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