HyperDic: regency

English > 3 senses of the word regency / Regency:
NOUNtimeregencythe period of time during which a regent governs
timeRegencythe period from 1811-1820 when the Prince of Wales was regent during George III's periods of insanity
actregencythe office of a regent
regency / Regency > pronunciation
Soundsriy'jhahnsiy
Rhymesabsorbency ... Yangtze: 255 rhymes with siy...
English > regency: 3 senses > noun 1, time
MeaningThe period of time during which a regent governs.
BroaderruleThe duration of a monarch's or government's power
Spanishregencia
English > Regency: 3 senses > noun 2, time
MeaningThe period from 1811-1820 when the Prince of Wales was regent during George III's periods of insanity.
Instance ofruleThe duration of a monarch's or government's power
RegionEnglandA division of the United Kingdom
English > regency: 3 senses > noun 3, act
MeaningThe office of a regent.
Broaderposition, post, berth, office, spot, billet, place, situationA job in an organization
Spanishregencia
Catalanregència
Adjectivesregentacting or functioning as a regent or ruler

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