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majesty

noun [U] uk   /ˈmædʒ.ə.sti/ us  
If something has majesty, it causes admiration and respect for its beauty: This music has majesty, power, and passion. The photograph captures the sunset in all its majesty.
Translations of “majesty”
in Korean 장엄…
in Arabic جَلالة, عَظمة…
in French majesté, Sa/Votre Majesté…
in Turkish görkem, ihtişam, haşmet…
in Italian maestà…
in Chinese (Traditional) 雄偉, 壯麗, 威嚴…
in Russian величественность…
in Polish majestatyczność, majestat…
in Spanish majestad, Majestad…
in Portuguese majestade…
in German die Majestät, Ihre/Eure Majestät…
in Catalan majestuositat…
in Japanese 壮麗さ, 威厳…
in Chinese (Simplified) 雄伟, 壮丽, 威严…
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