empire

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EtymologyEdit

From Middle English, from Old French, from Latin imperium, inperium (command, control, dominion, sovereignty, a dominion, empire), from imperare, inperare (to command, order), from in (in, on) + parare (to make ready, order).

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empire (plural empires)

  1. A political unit having an extensive territory or comprising a number of territories or nations and ruled by a single supreme authority.
  2. A group of states or other territories that owe allegiance to a foreign power.
  3. A state ruled by an emperor.
  4. An expansive and wealthy corporation.
    the McDonald's fast food empire

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FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin imperium.

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empire m (plural empires)

  1. empire
  2. influence, authority

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empire

  1. first-person singular present indicative of empirer
  2. third-person singular present indicative of empirer
  3. first-person singular present subjunctive of empirer
  4. third-person singular present subjunctive of empirer
  5. second-person singular imperative of empirer

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From Latin implēre, present active infinitive of impleō.

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empire

  1. (transitive, obsolete) to fill, to overflow

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Last modified on 1 April 2014, at 05:50