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Regency

Re´gen`cy   Pronunciation: r?`jen`s?
n.1.The office of ruler; rule; authority; government.
2.Especially, the office, jurisdiction, or dominion of a regent or vicarious ruler, or of a body of regents; deputed or vicarious government.
3.A body of men intrusted with vicarious government; as, a regency constituted during a king's minority, absence from the kingdom, or other disability.
A council or regency consisting of twelve persons.
- Lowth.
Noun1.regency - the period of time during which a regent governs
2.Regency - the period from 1811-1820 when the Prince of Wales was regent during George III's periods of insanity
3.regency - the office of a regent
Adj.1.regency - of or relating to a regency
2.Regency - of or relating to or characteristic of the style (especially the style of furniture) favored during the Regency (1811-1820)

REGENCY. The authority of the person in monarchical countries invested with the right of governing the state in the name of the monarch, during his minority, absence, sickness or other inability.

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