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Meaning of "empress" in the English dictionary

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ETYMOLOGY OF THE WORD EMPRESS

From Old French empereriz, from Latin imperātrix feminine of imperātoremperor.
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Etymology is the study of the origin of words and their changes in structure and significance.
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PRONUNCIATION OF EMPRESS

empress  [ˈɛmprɪs] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF EMPRESS

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Empress is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES EMPRESS MEAN IN ENGLISH?

empress

Emperor

An emperor is a monarch, usually the sovereign ruler of an empire or another type of imperial realm. Empress, the female equivalent, may indicate an emperor's wife, mother, or a woman who rules in her own right. Emperors are generally recognized to be of a higher honor and rank than kings. The Emperor of Japan is the only remaining reigning monarch in the world reigning under the title of "Emperor".

Definition of empress in the English dictionary

The first definition of empress in the dictionary is the wife or widow of an emperor. Other definition of empress is a woman who holds the rank of emperor in her own right. Empress is also a woman of great power and influence.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH EMPRESS


actress
ˈæktrɪs
aris
ˈærɪs
auris
ˈɔːrɪs
clitoris
ˈklɪtərɪs
cypris
ˈsɪprɪs
doris
ˈdɒrɪs
fortress
ˈfɔːtrɪs
Harris
ˈhærɪs
Horace
ˈhɒrɪs
iris
ˈaɪrɪs
kris
krɪs
mattress
ˈmætrɪs
Maurice
ˈmɒrɪs
mistress
ˈmɪstrɪs
Morris
ˈmɒrɪs
Osiris
əʊˈsaɪrɪs
Paris
ˈpærɪs
Polaris
pəˈlɑːrɪs
priss
prɪs
waitress
ˈweɪtrɪs

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE EMPRESS

empoisonment
empolder
emporia
emporium
empoverish
empoverisher
empoverishment
empower
empowering
empowerment
empresse
empressement
emprise
Empson
empt
emptiable
emptied
emptier
empties
emptiest

WORDS THAT END LIKE EMPRESS

address
at the press
bench press
bench-press
compress
cypress
depress
express
full-court press
hot press
hydraulic press
impress
letterpress
press
printing press
repress
rotary printing press
stop press
suppress
the press
to press

Synonyms and antonyms of empress in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

SYNONYMS OF «EMPRESS»

The following words have a similar or identical meaning as «empress» and belong to the same grammatical category.
synonyms of empress

Translation of «empress» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF EMPRESS

Find out the translation of empress to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of empress from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «empress» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

女皇/皇后
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

emperatriz
570 millions of speakers

English

empress
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

महारानी
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

الإمبراطورة
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

императрица
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

imperatriz
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

সম্রাজ্ঞী
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

impératrice
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Empress
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Kaiserin
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

皇后
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

황후
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Empress
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

hoàng hậu
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

அரசியும்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

सम्राज्ञी
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

imparatoriçe
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

imperatrice
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

cesarzowa
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

імператриця
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

împărăteasă
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

αυτοκράτειρα
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

Keiserin
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

Empress
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

keiserinne
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of empress

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «EMPRESS»

The term «empress» is very widely used and occupies the 22.254 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «EMPRESS» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «empress» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «empress» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.

Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about empress

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «EMPRESS»

Discover the use of empress in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to empress and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
The Last Empress: A Novel
In this concluding volume Min gives us a compelling, very human leader who assumed power reluctantly and sacrificed all to protect those she loved and an empire that was doomed to die.
Anchee Min, 2008
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Empress
It is a path that will take her from stinking back alleys to the house of her God, from blood-drenched battlefields to the glittering palaces of Mijak. This is the story of Hekat, precious and beautiful.
Karen Miller, 2008
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Empress of the World
A trailblazing debut, reissued with an introduction by acclaimed author David Levithan, and copious back matter, including three graphic novel stories by Sara Ryan (and artists Steve Leiber, Dylan Meconis, and Natalie Nourigat) about the ...
Sara Ryan, 2003
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Empress Orchid
A fictional portrait of the last empress of China follows Orchid, a beautiful teenager from an aristocratic family, who is chosen to become a low-ranking concubine of the emperor and rises to a position of power in the Chinese court.
Anchee Min, 2005
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The Empress Theophano: Byzantium and the West at the Turn of ...
A volume of essays on the Byzantine princess Theophano who died as empress of the Ottonian Empire in 991.
Adelbert Davids, 2002
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Theodora: Empress of Byzantium
This book is a gripping, long-overdue biography of one of the most intriguing and powerful female figures of Western history: Theodora of Byzantium.
Paolo Cesaretti, 2012
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Nur Jahan : Empress of Mughal India: Empress of Mughal India
An intriguing, elegantly written account of Nur Jahan's life and times, this book not only revises the legends that portray her as a power-hungry and malicious woman, but also investigates the paths to power available to women in Islam and ...
Ellison Banks Findly Associate Professor of Religion and Asian Studies Trinity College, 1993
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Empress Dowager Cixi
From the Hardcover edition.
Jung Chang, 2013
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The Empress Theodora: Partner of Justinian
Presents a biography of the burlesqe actress who became the trusted partner of Byzantine emperor Justinian in both marriage and government affairs.
James Allan Evans, 2003
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The Will of the Empress
Sandry, Daja, Briar, and Tris, are older now and back together again, in an exciting and much-awaited, stand-alone novel by everyone's favorite mage, Tamora Pierce.
Tamora Pierce, 2010

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «EMPRESS»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term empress is used in the context of the following news items.
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Actress Empress Njamah goes on Summer Holiday with her Mother
Empress Njamah revealed that she is taking the trip for her yearly medical checkup as well as her summer holiday and she decided to take her ... «Bella Naija, Jul 15»
2
Fading Dowager Empress of Chappaqua 'Campaign' Setting Off …
Fading Dowager Empress of Chappaqua 'Campaign' Setting Off Alarm Bells on Left. Did you know Hillary! is really a conservative? by Michael ... «PJ Media, Jul 15»
3
Machiko Satonaka focuses on ancient character: Manga depicts …
Vividly depicting the eventful life of Empress Jito (645-702) and other historical figures of her age, “Tenjo no Niji” has spawned an ancient ... «The Japan News, Jul 15»
4
Empress goes through “Prohibition Month” in July
Lips that touched liquor didn't touch these women's lips, apparently, from 1920-1933. The Empress Theatre in Vallejo has to go alcohol free for ... «Vallejo Times Herald, Jul 15»
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The empress of soul Gladys Knight, Bournemouth International …
EMPRESS of Soul Gladys Knight is on a seven-date UK tour that includes the Bournemouth International centre tomorrow. The seven times ... «Daily Echo, Jul 15»
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Actress, Empress Njamah Stages Lavish Party For Less Privileged …
Popular Philantropist and Nollywood actress, Empress Njamah staged a lavish children's party for the less privileged at her residence in Garki, ... «Entertainment Express, Jul 15»
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Yahia and Cairo Marriott awaken Khedive Ismail and Empress
Many years ago Khedive Ismail bought an island, built a bridge to connect it with the city then started constructing the country's most beautiful ... «Daily News Egypt, Jul 15»
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Empress Njamah Building Classrooms For Kids In Her Charity …
Veteran Nollywood star, Empress Njamah, has shared photos from her recent visit to needy children looked after by her charity organization, ... «Information Nigeria, Jul 15»
9
Fading Dowager Empress of Chappaqua Dragging Down Dems
Hard to believe, but the collapsing Hillary! campaign is diminishing Democratic enthusiasm for their elderly, infirm, unethical and possibly ... «PJ Media, Jun 15»
10
Europe's Empress stays silent
... implications for the continent's economic stability and political future, the woman they call “Europe's Empress” was neither seen nor heard. «Politico, Jun 15»

REFERENCE
« EDUCALINGO. Empress [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/empress>. Dec 2019 ».
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