Definition of prince
princeshipplay \ˈprin(t)s-ˌship\ noun
Examples of prince in a Sentence
a neighborhood in which the city's merchant princes built palaces that shamelessly celebrated their wealth
Recent Examples of prince from the Web
Still, there's a bright side to the decision by the prince of darkness to pull out of the Paris accord.
Now, Surugue reports that researchers at France’s National Institute for Preventive Archaeological Research (INRAP) have begun analyzing the cauldron, gold jewelry and other artifacts found with the prince.
The prince was just 15 when his mother was killed in a high-speed car crash on Aug. 31, 1997, and he and younger brother Harry were left to deal with their grief under great public scrutiny.
Caixin published an article last week saying that Mr. Blair had introduced Mr. Guo to Abu Dhabi’s crown prince.
Princess Leia Organa Demolishing the princess stereotype, Leia Organa doesn’t sit around hoping that someday her prince will come.
The recording, first aired May 13, is one in a string of recent pronouncements by the man who many terrorism experts regard as the crown prince of al-Qaida's global network.
In December, Uptegrove’s son, Connor, dressed up as a prince and visited Mira during one of her many hospital stays at Children’s Mercy.
Its demo has impressed quite a few tech journalists, including the originally skeptical Danny Sullivan, one of the crown princes of search engine journalism.
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Origin and Etymology of prince
Middle English, from Anglo-French, from Latin princip-, princeps leader, initiator, from primus first + capere to take — more at heave
First Known Use: 13th century
PRINCE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of prince for English Language Learners
: a male member of a royal family; especially : the son or grandson of a king or queen
: a male ruler or monarch in some countries
: a man who is the best in his class, profession, etc.
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