Definition of 'prince'
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The crown prince is a controversial figure who commands little of the love and respect enjoyed by his father. Times, Sunday Times (2016)It was a young prince. Times, Sunday Times (2016)A Saudi prince brought six supercars to Barcelona on on his yacht and raced them on the grand prix circuit. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Now the prince was king of just these islands. The English Civil War: A People's History (2006)You can almost hear the tinkling of the royal princes as they glide through their palaces. Times, Sunday Times (2014)The young prince now hopes to get good enough to play at parties. The Sun (2012) One suggested the prince might dye his hair ginger. The Sun (2014)The prince and other members of the club use the nickname purely as a term of affection. Times, Sunday Times (2009)He was about as close to the common man as the princes got. The Sun (2014)Criticism of the king or crown prince would carry a minimum prison sentence of ten years. Times, Sunday Times (2011)She slept in it as well as a prince on his royal couch. Heidi (1881)No amount of royal privilege could protect the young prince from the death of his mother. The Sun (2011)No one thought the prince would do much good or survive in power for long. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Enter an imaginary kingdom as a prince or princess. Times, Sunday Times (2014)And the crown prince has won enormous public support but also ruffled feathers in court circles by speaking out for his wife. Times, Sunday Times (2011)Back then the country 's princes channelled their energies into lavish demonstrations of wealth. Times, Sunday Times (2006)We all see that in you, your prince charming will come! The Sun (2015)Neither of these options was open to Nepalese crown princes. BLOOD AGAINST THE SNOWS: The Tragic Story of Nepal's Royal Dynasty (2002)It's hard work being a prince. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Perhaps she was looking for her own prince charming - she certainly looked up to the task. The Sun (2008)She said it could be applied if the 34-year-old prince's family decide he has brought shame on them. The Sun (2010)
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Translations for 'prince'
British English: prince /prɪns/ NOUN
A prince is a male member of a royal family, especially the son of the king or queen of a country.
...the prince and other royal guests.
- American English: prince
- Arabic: أَمِير
- Brazilian Portuguese: príncipe
- Chinese: 王子
- Croatian: princ
- Czech: princ
- Danish: prins
- Dutch: prins
- European Spanish: príncipe
- Finnish: prinssi
- French: prince
- German: Prinz
- Greek: πρίγκιπας
- Italian: principe
- Japanese: 王子
- Korean: 왕자
- Norwegian: prins
- Polish: książę
- European Portuguese: príncipe
- Romanian: prinț
- Russian: принц
- Spanish: príncipe
- Swedish: prins
- Thai: เจ้าชาย
- Turkish: prens
- Ukrainian: принц
- Vietnamese: hoàng tử
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