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royal

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Life is a succession of lessons enforced by immediate reward, or, oftener, by immediate chastisement.
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Etymology

From Old French roial (modern royal), from Latin regalis, from rex, reg- ‘king’ + adjective suffix -alis.

Pronunciation

Adjective

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Positive
royal

Comparative
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  1. Of or relating to a monarch or their family.
  2. Having the air or demeanour of a monarch.
  3. (nautical) In large sailing ships, of a mast right above the topgallant mast and its sails.
    • royal mast, royal sail

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Noun

Singular
royal

Plural
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royal ({{{1}}})
  1. (colloquial) A royal person; a member of a royal family.
  2. (Template loop detected: Template:context 1) A standard printing-paper size measuring 25 inches x 20 inches.

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French

Pronunciation

Adjective

Singular Plural
Masculine royal
IPA: /ʁwa.jal/
royaux
IPA: /ʁwa.jɔ/
Feminine royale
IPA: /ʁwa.jal/
royales
IPA: /ʁwa.jal/

royal m (f royale, m plural royaux, f plural royales)

  1. royal

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