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royal

Pronunciation: /ˈrɔɪəl/

Translation of royal in Spanish:

adjective/adjetivo

  • 1.1 (monarchic) real the royal assent (in UK) la sanción real the royal we el plural mayestático
    Example sentences
    • The play is about Anastasia Romanov, a member of the Russian royal family, after the fall of the Russian monarchy in 1918.
    • As well as the Queen Mother, the queen and her husband Prince Philip, most other members of the royal family are due to attend the funeral.
    • Boromo Trailokanat resolved the question of succession by ranking every member of the royal family in relation to the reigning monarch.
    1.2 (magnificent) espléndido, regio
    Example sentences
    • There is more to Rajasthan than just its royal splendour or amazing camel rides through never-ending sand dunes.
    • Certainly there was a royal quality to the servings - I struggled to finish them.
    • The people of Tory Island and their King were treated to a royal welcome in Monasterevin last weekend.
    1.3 (American English/inglés norteamericano) [colloquial/familiar], (as intensifier/como palabra enfática) soberano [colloquial/familiar] he was given a royal kicking le dieron una soberana pateadura [colloquial/familiar]
    Example sentences
    • A right royal rumpus has erupted over York's Golden Jubilee Rugby League Festival after a team from Oxford tried once again to muscle in on the event.
    • The princess wants to run away, much to the King and Queen's concern, and only our hero can prevent a right royal row.
    • Last Tuesday her dedication and hard work received a right royal accolade.

noun/nombre

  • [colloquial/familiar] miembro (masculine and feminine) de la familia real

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