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regency

re·gen·cy

regency

 
pronunciation:
ri jn si
parts of speech:
noun, adjective
features:
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part of speech: noun
inflections: regencies
definition 1: a person or group that governs in place of a disabled or underage ruler, or the office and authority of such a person or group.
definition 2: the period during which such a person or group governs.
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part of speech: adjective
definition: (cap.) of, produced during, or in the style of architecture and furnishings popular during the British Regency of 1811 to 1820.
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