Definition of 'dynasty'
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He saw his family as a dynasty but they always had to prove themselves. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Asia has had its share of family dynasties. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Two big business dynasties had built universities in forest areas. Times, Sunday Times (2013)What a union of two great racing dynasties that is. The Sun (2012)They are a long way from being as formidable as the great dynasty of the turn of the century. Times, Sunday Times (2012)It turned out to be a rare gilt bronze Ming dynasty ritual wine cup. The Sun (2009)But the Ming dynasty was rotten at its core. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Today their descendants belong to the world's most powerful shipping dynasties. Times, Sunday Times (2010)They are set to become one of the club game's great dynasties. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Now the great dynasty has been passed on to his son Tim. The Sun (2010)The heir to the most famous vegetarian dynasty in the West is telling me what she loves to eat. Times, Sunday Times (2010)We ask why particular families became dynasties shaping entire nations, and explore the myriad uses to which writers have put their family experiences. Times, Sunday Times (2008)His victorious challenger seized his crown and founded one of England's most famous ruling dynasties. Times, Sunday Times (2009)The banking dynasty will pocket 114 million, almost tripling its investment in just over two years. Times, Sunday Times (2012)H famous Dunlop dynasty lives on. The Sun (2006)The scion - which literally means the heir to an important family or dynasty - is that top bit. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The prospect of a dynastic rematch is all the more intriguing because the two great modern political dynasties in America are now so close to one another. Times, Sunday Times (2014)In one sense, it is a job that he was born for, as the scion of a political dynasty. Times, Sunday Times (2007)
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Translations for 'dynasty'
British English: dynasty NOUN
A dynasty is a series of rulers of a country who all belong to the same family.
...the world's longest-ruling political dynasty.
Definition of dynasty from the Collins English Dictionary
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