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reign in Officials topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishreignreign1 /reɪn/ ●○○ noun [countable]  1 PGOthe period when someone is king, queen, or emperorreign of changes that took place during Charlemagne’s reign the reign of James I2 the period when someone is in charge of an organization, team etc during his reign at the Education Department3 PERIOD OF TIMEa period during which something is the most powerful or most important feature of a placereign of the reign of Stalinism in Russia4 reign of terror
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reignBut he will be given free reign over the selection and training of his team.A higher synthesis, one ushering in a new reign of peace and harmony, under a benign and ever just science.One explanation, at least, can be dismissed: Gloucester was not reacting against his position in the previous reign.They say that relics of Hitler's reign should be destroyed, not sold for profit.That's the view of the man who signed many of the cheques during Souness's reign at Rangers.Important reforms were initiated during the reign of Nicholas II.It was a struggle which came to a head in the reign of Edward the Confessor, which began in 1042.In one significant way, it is true, the reign of Joseph marked a distinct break with the past.the reign of Henry VIIIJames ended Woodson's six-year reign as driving champion last night.