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Meaning of "queen regnant" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF QUEEN REGNANT

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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF QUEEN REGNANT

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conjunction
determiner
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Queen regnant 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 QUEEN REGNANT MEAN IN ENGLISH?

queen regnant

Queen regnant

A queen regnant is a female monarch who reigns in her own right, in contrast to a queen consort, who is the wife of a reigning king, or a queen regent, who is the guardian of a child monarch reigning temporarily in their stead. An empress regnant is a female monarch who reigns in her own right over an empire. A queen regnant possesses and exercises sovereign powers. The husband of a queen regnant does not usually share his wife's rank, title or sovereignty. A queen consort shares her husband's rank and titles, but does not share the sovereignty of her husband. A queen dowager is the widow of a king who reigned in his own right. A queen mother is a queen dowager who is also the mother of a reigning sovereign.

Definition of queen regnant in the English dictionary

The definition of queen regnant in the dictionary is a queen who reigns on her own behalf.

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE QUEEN REGNANT

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queen mother
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Queen of Sheba
queen olive
queen post
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queen substance
Queen-Anne
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queen-size bed

WORDS THAT END LIKE QUEEN REGNANT

benignant
dominant
impregnant
indignant
lieutenant
malignant
non-malignant
nonpregnant
oppugnant
poignant
pregnant
premalignant
pseudopregnant
regnant
repugnant
stagnant
tenant
unbenignant
unpregnant
unrepugnant

Synonyms and antonyms of queen regnant in the English dictionary of synonyms

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Translation of «queen regnant» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF QUEEN REGNANT

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

Translator English - Chinese

女王统治
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

reina reinante
570 millions of speakers

English

queen regnant
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

रानी प्रबल होनेवाला
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

ملكة النهج السائد
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

королева царствующий
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

rainha reinante
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

কুইন রেগনিট
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

reine régnante
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Ratu ratu
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Königin regnant
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

女王君臨する
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

여왕 통치하는
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Ratu regnant
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

nữ hoàng đương vị
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

ராணி ஆட்சியாளர்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

राणीचा पुनर्जन्म
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

Kraliçe oturağı
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

regina regnante
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

królowa regnant
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

Королева царствующий
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

regina dominanta
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

βασίλισσα βασιλεύουσα
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

koningin regerend
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

drottning regnant
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

dronning regnant
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of queen regnant

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «QUEEN REGNANT»

The term «queen regnant» is normally little used and occupies the 128.135 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «QUEEN REGNANT» OVER TIME

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

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «QUEEN REGNANT»

Discover the use of queen regnant in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to queen regnant and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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The Queens Regnant of Navarre: Succession, Politics, and ...
In both cases, the access to power and responsibility is increased, but the fundamental position of the queen regnant does not change. Juana II's widowhood began when her husband, Philip d'Evreux, died in September 1343 while on ...
Elena Woodacre, 2013
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The Legal Observer, Or, Journal of Jurisprudence
We humbly conceive, however, the constitutional doctrine to be, that by whatever name the consort of a Queen Regnant be called, he is only a subject, and has, as we conceive, no peculiar privileges. If he be created a Peer of Parliament, ...
‎1839
3
An Introduction to Heraldry
@Lablz of QBnmImrp among Woman. THE QUEEN (Reguaut or Consort, as the case may be). The Queen Dowager. Princess of Wales. Princesses, daughters of the King or Queen Regnant. Princesses and Duchesses, wives of the King's or ...
Hugh Clark, Thomas Wormull, James Robinson Planché, 1866
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The Literary World: A Journal of Popular Information and ...
We humbly conceive, however, the constitutional doctrine to be, that, by whatever name the consort of a Queen Regnant be called, he is only a. “Peel, _fll_1dhas, as we conceive, no peclgla-r privileges. If he be created a peer 0. Parliament, he  ...
‎1840
5
A Dictionary of Modern Legal Usage
... quai. the first spelling is preferred. que, in the phrases cestui que trust and cestui que use, is pronounced Ikeel or Ikal, not Ikyool. Queen. See King & R. queen regnant; queen regent; queen consort; queen dowager. Queen regnant denotes a ...
Bryan A. Garner, 2001
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State-Tracts: being a Collection of several treatises ...
thereupon the Prelates so Assembled, shall withouc delay repair to the persons of such succeeding King or Queen Regnant, and in humble manner tender the said Oath or Declaration, to be taken by such succeeding King or Queen Regnant, ...
Great Britain, 1689
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Lives of the queens of England, from the Norman conquest. By ...
SECOND QUEEN REGNANT OF ENGLAND & IRELAND. CHAPTER I. Birth of Elizabeth at Greenwich Palace — Chamber of the Virgins — Remark of her mother, queen Anne Boleyn — Christening — Placed first in the succession — Marriage ...
Agnes Strickland, Elizabeth Strickland, 1842
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Royals of England: A Guide for Readers, Travelers, and ...
Elizabeth Tudor rewrote the script set out for her as a Queen Regnant. If by ill chance a woman should succeed to the throne, as a fallible and inferior female she must seek the wiser counsel of a husband and bear him sons to return the crown ...
Kathleen Spaltro, 2005
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Holy Continuum
3: Likewise, should a Queen Regnant prefers to marry a woman as her wife, then this woman shall become the Queen Regnant's wife, and shall be called the Princess Consort. The Princess Consort, being legally married to the Queen ...
Marcel Duvoix, 2010
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Historical Dictionary of the British Monarchy
she would not be a queen dowager because she is a queen regnant rather than a queen consort). Charles's second wife, Camilla, duchess of Cornwall, will not be queen dowager if he predeceases her after the succession, because even ...
James Panton, 2011

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «QUEEN REGNANT»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term queen regnant is used in the context of the following news items.
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A United Europe, a Divided Britain?
... the elderly Queen Elizabeth the Second at a palace banquet in Germany has sparked new debate about her proper role as the so-called Queen Regnant and ... «The News Hub, Jun 15»
2
10 things you might not know about royal mothers
A queen regent rules as guardian of a child monarch, but a queen regnant is a queen in her own right, and may or may not be a mother. lRelated 10 things you ... «Chicago Tribune, May 15»
3
The King's Day of the Netherlands
He became Prince of Orange and heir apparent to the throne of the Netherlands on April 30, 1980, when his mother became queen regnant. We congratulate ... «Tempo, Apr 14»
4
Hawaii's First And Only Queen Regnant Would Have Been 175 …
The only woman who ever reigned the Kingdom of Hawaii, Queen Lili'uokalani was the last monarch of the nation and her mission to keep Hawaiian culture ... «Huffington Post, Sep 13»
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Behind the scenes: the Queen's Coronation exhibition at …
The Queen herself is the sixth Queen Regnant of England (that is, ruling in her own right, not a queen who is a consort of a king). But it is not a role she was ... «Telegraph.co.uk, Jul 13»
6
Prince Philippe becomes King of the Belgians
The new King and Queen of the Belgians: King Philippe and Queen Mathilde. ... of Brabant' and will one day become Belgium's first Queen Regnant (Queen in ... «Royal Central, Jul 13»
7
Now taking bets on Kate and William's royal baby name
Princess Charlotte of Wales was much beloved by Britons who looked forward to her being their Queen Regnant, given that her grandfather the king was crazy ... «89.3 KPCC, Jul 13»
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Why, for the first time, the nation is hoping for a royal baby girl
The Virgin Queen chose to avoid the question, but it's never entirely gone away. Prince Albert ... First, no one could doubt that a queen regnant was acceptable. «Telegraph.co.uk, Jul 13»
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Coronation 60 Years: Spam, the BBC and Rule Britannia
... Princess Elizabeth as she prepared to be crowned Elizabeth II; the 45th Sovereign of Great Britain yet only its 6th Queen Regnant (reigning in her own right). «Express.co.uk, Jun 13»
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MP proposes Duchess of Cambridge should be called 'Princess …
'It's not right that a Queen Regnant is treated as less important than a King Regnant,' he told the Sunday Express. 'It seems sensible we resolve this issue when ... «Daily Mail, Dec 12»

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