Meaning of ROYAL in English

ROYAL

transcription, транскрипция: [ rɔɪəl ]

( royals)

Frequency: The word is one of the 1500 most common words in English.

1.

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

2.

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

3.

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

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