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A breath of fresh air is just what the British monarchy needs. The Sun (2016)They had previously belonged to republican plotters against the restored monarchy. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Why is a strong monarchy the best form of government? Sources of the West: Readings in Western Civilization, Volume 1: From the Beginning to 1715 (1995)The monarch accepts the advice of ministers and the government supports the monarchy. Times, Sunday Times (2015)The personal aspect of monarchy may leave a door ajar for republicans. Times, Sunday Times (2012)The country and the monarchy have both changed comprehensively in the same period. Times, Sunday Times (2011)The square is a focal point for the protesters calling for full democracy and a constitutional monarchy. Times, Sunday Times (2011)It is easy to assemble a purely rational argument against an hereditary monarchy. Times, Sunday Times (2012)But they remained marginal to the future of the monarchy. ELIZABETH AND MARY: Cousins, Rivals, Queens (2003)In an absolute monarchy barriers against political intervention by the armed forces are weakened. A BOOK OF LANDS AND PEOPLES (2003)People in favour of abolishing the monarchy formed a vocal minority of visitors to the page yesterday. Times, Sunday Times (2010)In an increasingly secular society the religious aspects of monarchy may seem anachronistic. Times, Sunday Times (2012)But this is an age and time when there is not constitutional monarchy. Christianity Today (2000)America was founded on abolishing the monarchy but seems to have spent the past couple of centuries regretting it. Times, Sunday Times (2008)It is no longer family and monarchy that hang over the speech, but freedom and destruction. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Now that same global reach is being used against its Government and its monarchy. Times, Sunday Times (2011)That's the right balance in an hereditary monarchy. Times, Sunday Times (2013)The monarchy's future lies in extending its public service role. Times, Sunday Times (2011)The elixir of the British monarchy is its capacity to change while somehow managing to stay the same. Times, Sunday Times (2013)
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Translations for 'monarchy'
British English: monarchy /ˈmɒnəkɪ/ NOUN
A monarchy is a system in which a monarch rules over a country.
...a constitutional monarchy.
- American English: monarchy
- Arabic: مَلْكِيةٌ
- Brazilian Portuguese: monarquia
- Chinese: 君主国
- Croatian: monarhija
- Czech: monarchie
- Danish: monarki
- Dutch: monarchie
- European Spanish: monarquía
- Finnish: monarkia
- French: monarchie
- German: Monarchie
- Greek: μοναρχία
- Italian: monarchia
- Japanese: 君主制
- Korean: 군주제
- Norwegian: monarki
- Polish: monarchia
- European Portuguese: monarquia
- Romanian: monarhie
- Russian: монархия
- Spanish: monarquía
- Swedish: monarki
- Thai: การปกครองโดยมีพระมหากษัตริย์เป็นประมุข
- Turkish: kraliyet
- Ukrainian: монархія
- Vietnamese: chế độ quân chủ
Definition of monarchy from the Collins English Dictionary
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