Meaning of ROYAL in English
transcription, транскрипция: [ rɔɪəl ]
Frequency: The word is one of the 1500 most common words in English.
Royal is used to indicate that something is connected with a king, queen, or emperor, or their family. A royal person is a king, queen, or emperor, or a member of their family.
...an invitation to a royal garden party.
ADJ : usu ADJ n
Royal is used in the names of institutions or organizations that are officially appointed or supported by a member of a royal family.
...the Royal Academy of Music.
ADJ : ADJ n
Members of the royal family are sometimes referred to as royals . ( INFORMAL )
The royals have always been patrons of charities pulling in large donations.
N-COUNT : usu pl
Collins COBUILD Advanced Learner's English Dictionary. Английский словарь Коллинз COBUILD для изучающих язык на продвинутом уровне. 2006