Definition of regent adjective from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

regent

 adjective
(also Regent)adjective
BrE BrE//ˈriːdʒənt//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈriːdʒənt//
 
[after noun]
 
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used after a noun such as prince or queen to show that the prince or queen is ruling a country because the real king or queen is too young, old, ill/sick, etc. the Prince Regent