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king

noun [C]
 
 
/kɪŋ/
RULER A2 a male ruler in some countries: King Richard II the kings and queens of EnglandRoyalty, aristocracy and titles
BEST PERSON the best or most important person in a particular activity: He's the new king of pop music.Experts and specialists
PLAYING CARD a playing card with a picture of a king on it: the king of spadesPlaying cards
(Definition of king from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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