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prince

noun [C] uk   /prɪns/ us  
B1 an important male member of a royal family, especially a son or grandson of the king or queen: Prince Edward Prince Juan Carlos of Spain became king in 1975. a male ruler of a country, usually a small country: Prince Rainier is the ruling prince of Monaco.prince among/of sth literary a man who is excellent at something: that prince of flautists, William Bennett
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in Korean 왕자, 작은 왕국의 군주…
in Arabic أمير…
in French prince…
in Turkish prens…
in Italian principe…
in Chinese (Traditional) 王子, 親王, 王孫…
in Russian принц, князь…
in Polish książę, królewicz…
in Spanish príncipe…
in Portuguese príncipe…
in German der Prinz, der Fürst…
in Catalan príncep, infant…
in Japanese 王子, 皇太子, (小国の)君主…
in Chinese (Simplified) 王子, 亲王, 王孙…
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