Regency - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈriːdʒənsi|  American pronunciation of the word regency
Brit.  |ˈriːdʒ(ə)nsi|  British pronunciation of the word regency

noun

- the period of time during which a regent governs
- the period from 1811-1820 when the Prince of Wales was regent during George III's periods of insanity
- the office of a regent

Examples

The people supported the regency.

Peace was restored during the regency.

Word forms

noun
singular: regency
plural: regencies
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