Definition of 'consort'
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Sometimes it has been the royal consort who has led the way. Times, Sunday Times (2007)One of the virtues of being a royal consort rather than a politician is that you are not obliged to chase ratings. Times, Sunday Times (2011)In royal life the consort has a great deal to put up with, playing second fiddle. Times, Sunday Times (2012)The readiness he sometimes showed to support the cause of a foreign suitor certainly suggests that his own expectations of becoming a royal consort were modest. Times, Sunday Times (2007)But the Duke has not been consort to the monarch for more than half a century without learning a thing or two. Times, Sunday Times (2009)It is the first time a reigning monarch and consort have appeared on opposite sides of a UK coin. The Sun (2011)It is too her credit that she has made her role as the Prince 's consort her own. The Sun (2006)
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Translations for 'consort'
British English: consort VERB
to consort with sb If you say that someone consorts with a particular person or group, you mean that they spend a lot of time with them, and usually that you do not think this is a good thing.
He had been recalled for consorting with revolutionaries.
Definition of consort from the Collins English Dictionary
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