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Em·pire 1

 (ŏm-pîr′, ĕm′pīr′)
adj.
Of, relating to, or characteristic of a neoclassic style, as in clothing or the decorative arts, prevalent in France during the early 1800s.

[After the First Empire, of France (1804-1815).]

Em·pire 2

 (ĕm′pīr′)
n.
A variety of apple having dark red skin and white flesh.

[After the Empire State, nickname for the state of New York, where it was developed.]

em·pire

 (ĕm′pīr′)
n.
1.
a. A political unit having an extensive territory or comprising a number of territories or nations and ruled by a single supreme authority.
b. The territory included in such a unit.
2. An extensive enterprise under a unified authority: a publishing empire.
3. Imperial or imperialistic sovereignty, domination, or control: the extension of empire to distant lands.

[Middle English, from Old French, from Latin imperium, from imperāre, to command; see emperor.]
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empire

(ˈɛmpaɪə)
n
1. (Government, Politics & Diplomacy) an aggregate of peoples and territories, often of great extent, under the rule of a single person, oligarchy, or sovereign state
2. (Government, Politics & Diplomacy) any monarchy that for reasons of history, prestige, etc, has an emperor rather than a king as head of state
3. (Government, Politics & Diplomacy) the period during which a particular empire exists
4. (Government, Politics & Diplomacy) supreme power; sovereignty
5. (Commerce) a large industrial organization with many ramifications, esp a multinational corporation
[C13: from Old French, from Latin imperium rule, from imperāre to command, from parāre to prepare]

Empire

(ˈɛmpaɪə)
n
1. (Government, Politics & Diplomacy) See British Empire
2. (Historical Terms) French history
a. the period of imperial rule in France from 1804 to 1815 under Napoleon Bonaparte
b. Also called: Second Empire the period from 1852 to 1870 when Napoleon III ruled as emperor
adj
3. (Historical Terms) denoting, characteristic of, or relating to the British Empire
4. (Historical Terms) denoting, characteristic of, or relating to either French Empire, esp the first: in particular, denoting the neoclassical style of architecture and furniture and the high-waisted style of women's dresses characteristic of the period
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em•pire

(ˈɛm paɪər; for 8–10 also ɒmˈpɪər)

n.
1. a group of nations, states, or peoples ruled over by an emperor, empress, or other powerful sovereign, as the former British Empire.
2. a government under an emperor or empress.
3. (often cap.) the historical period during which a nation is under such a government: French furniture of the Second Empire.
4. supreme power in governing; sovereignty; dominion.
5. a large and powerful enterprise controlled by one person, family, or group: a shipping empire.
6. (cap.) a variety of apple somewhat resembling the McIntosh.
adj.
7. (cap.) characteristic of or developed during the first French Empire, 1804–15.
8. (usu. cap.) (of a gown) having a low-cut neckline and a high waistline from which the skirt hangs straight.
9. (cap.) of or designating the style of furniture and decoration prevailing in France and imitated in other countries c1800–30, characterized by massive furniture, extensive use of draperies, and the adoption of Roman, Greek, and sometimes Egyptian motifs.
[1250–1300; Middle English < Anglo-French, Old French < Latin imperium; see empery]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.empire - the domain ruled by an emperor or empressempire - the domain ruled by an emperor or empress; the region over which imperial dominion is exercised
demesne, domain, land - territory over which rule or control is exercised; "his domain extended into Europe"; "he made it the law of the land"
2.empire - a group of countries under a single authority; "the British created a great empire"
authorities, government, regime - the organization that is the governing authority of a political unit; "the government reduced taxes"; "the matter was referred to higher authorities"
3.empire - a monarchy with an emperor as head of state
monarchy - an autocracy governed by a monarch who usually inherits the authority
Mogul empire - an empire established by the Mogul conquerors of India that reigned from 1526 to 1857
Second Empire - the imperial government of Napoleon III in France from 1852-1870
4.empire - a group of diverse companies under common ownership and run as a single organization
corp, corporation - a business firm whose articles of incorporation have been approved in some state
publishing conglomerate, publishing empire - a conglomerate of publishing companies
5.Empire - an eating apple that somewhat resembles a McIntosh; used as both an eating and a cooking apple
dessert apple, eating apple - an apple used primarily for eating raw without cooking
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empire

noun
1. kingdom, territory, province, federation, commonwealth, realm, domain, imperium (rare) the fall of the Roman empire
Related words
adjective imperial
Quotations
"All empire is no more than power in trust" [John Dryden Absalom and Achitophel]
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Translations
إمْبَراطورِيَّهاِمْبراطُورِيَّة
říšeimpérium
imperiumrigeriget
imperio
imperiumikeisarikuntavaltakunta
carstvo
birodalomnagyhatalom
stórveldi á viîskiptasviîinustórveldi, heimsveldi
帝国
제국
imperium
imperijamonopolinė įmonė
impērija
impériumríša
cesarstvoimperij
imperiumkejsarrike
อาณาจักร
đế chế

Empire

[ˈempaɪəʳ] ADJ [costume, furniture] → estilo Imperio

empire

[ˈempaɪəʳ]
A. Nimperio m
B. CPD the Empire State N (US) → el estado de Nueva York
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empire

[ˈɛmpaɪər] n
(= group of nations) → empire m
the Roman Empire → l'Empire romain
the British Empire → l'Empire britannique
(= group of companies) → empire m
a publishing empire → un empire de presse
a media empire → un empire médiatique
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

empire

n
Reich nt; (worldwide) → Weltreich nt, → Imperium nt; the Holy Roman Empiredas Heilige Römische Reich (deutscher Nation); the British Empiredas Britische Weltreich, das Empire
(fig, esp Comm) → Imperium nt; his business/publishing empiresein Geschäfts-/Verlagsimperium nt
adj attr EmpireEmpire-; Empire style/furnitureEmpirestil m/-möbel pl

empire

:
empire-builder
n (fig)jd, der sich ein kleines Imperium aufbaut
empire-building
n (fig)Schaffung feines eigenen kleinen Imperiums
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empire

[ˈɛmpaɪəʳ] nimpero
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

empire

(ˈempaiə) noun
1. a group of states etc under a single ruler or ruling power. the Roman empire.
2. a large industrial organization controlling many firms. He owns a washing-machine empire.
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empire

اِمْبراطُورِيَّة říše imperium Imperium αυτοκρατορία imperio valtakunta empire carstvo impero 帝国 제국 keizerrijk imperium imperium império империя kejsarrike อาณาจักร imparatorluk đế chế 帝国
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