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monarch

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Officials
monarchmon‧arch /ˈmɒnək $ ˈmɑːnərk, -ɑːrk/ ●○○ noun [countable]  PGOa king or queenmonarchic /məˈnɑːkɪk $ -ɑːr-/monarchical adjective the old monarchical system
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monarchI would rather starve in a ditch than accept the fortune of a monarch upon such wicked terms.After independence in 1968, Sobuza became the ruling monarch of the new country.In defending itself so thoroughly against the monarch, the milkweed became inseparable from the butterfly.Premier John Major and the monarch discussed the historic moves during his weekend stay at Balmoral.Payment could be made to the monarch himself or it could be made to the current holder of the office.In a court in which obsequious obedience to the monarch was the rule.
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