Definition of regency noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//ˈriːdʒənsi//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈriːdʒənsi//
(pl. regencies)
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a period of government by a regent (= a person who rules a country in place of the king or queen) Word Originlate Middle English: from medieval Latin regentia, from Latin regent- ‘ruling’, from the verb regere.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: regency

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