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prince regent

n. pl. prince regents or princes regent
A prince who rules during the minority, absence, or incapacity of a sovereign.
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prince regent

n
(Government, Politics & Diplomacy) a prince who acts as regent during the minority, disability, or absence of the legal sovereign

Prince Regent

n
(Biography) George IV as regent of Great Britain and Ireland during the insanity of his father (1811–20)
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prince regent

nprincipe m reggente
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