Royalty - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈrɔɪəlti|  American pronunciation of the word royalty
Brit.  |ˈrɔɪəlti|  British pronunciation of the word royalty

noun

- payment to the holder of a patent or copyright or resource for the right to use their property
- royal persons collectively

the wedding was attended by royalty

Examples

It was an honor and a privilege to dine with royalty.

On our wedding day, we were treated like royalty.

The publisher paid them royalties on their dictionaries.

The book brings in handsome royalties.

At school the other children treated them like royalty.

the royalties from his latest book

the wedding was attended by royalty

He claims a connection to British royalty.

...the actress's regal bearing makes her a perfect choice to play royalty on the screen...

Wherever there is a Royalty, there are always hangers-on.

'I am training her to cook for royalty,' Auguste said grandly.

...tourists in London gawping at royalty...

She circulates among royalty

a crown is emblematic of royalty

Lancastrian royalty

Word forms

noun
singular: royalty
plural: royalties
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