See also: Regent and régent

EnglishEdit

 
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EtymologyEdit

From Anglo-Norman regent, Middle French regent, and their source, Latin regēns (ruling; ruler, governor, prince), present participle of regō (I govern, I steer).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈɹiːdʒənt/
  • (file)

NounEdit

regent (plural regents)

  1. (now rare) A ruler. [from 15th c.]
  2. One who rules in place of the monarch, especially because the monarch is too young, absent, or disabled. [from 15th c.]
  3. (now chiefly historical) A member of a municipal or civic body of governors, especially in certain European cities. [from 16th c.]
    • 1999, Philipp Blom, translating Geert Mak, Amsterdam: A Brief Life of the City, Vintage 2001, p. 139:
      This perception, however, does no justice to the regents of the city of Amsterdam.
  4. (Scotland, Canada, US) A member of governing board of a college or university; also a governor of the Smithsonian Institute in Washington DC. [from 18th c.]
  5. (Indonesia) The chief executive of a regency

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AdjectiveEdit

regent (comparative more regent, superlative most regent)

  1. Ruling; governing; regnant.
    • 1677, Matthew Hale, The Primitive Origination of Mankind, Considered and Examined According to the Light of Nature
      Some other active regent principle [] which we call the soul.
  2. Exercising vicarious authority.

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CatalanEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin regēns.

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

regent (feminine regenta, masculine plural regents, feminine plural regentes)

  1. regent, governing

NounEdit

regent m or f (plural regents)

  1. regent

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CzechEdit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

regent m

  1. regent (one who rules in place of the monarch)

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Further readingEdit

  • regent in Příruční slovník jazyka českého, 1935–1957
  • regent in Slovník spisovného jazyka českého, 1960–1971, 1989

DanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Via German Regent and French régent from Latin regēns, a present participle of the verb Latin regō (to rule) (whence Danish regere).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): [ʁɛˈɡ̊ɛnˀd̥]

NounEdit

regent c (singular definite regenten, plural indefinite regenter)

  1. (politics) a monarch, a regent (one who rules)

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DutchEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Middle Dutch regent, from Middle French regent, from Old French regent, from Latin regēns.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /rəˈɣɛnt/, /reːˈɣɛnt/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: re‧gent
  • Rhymes: -ɛnt

NounEdit

regent m (plural regenten, diminutive regentje n, feminine regentes)

  1. regent
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Etymology 2Edit

See the etymology of the main entry.

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

regent

  1. second- and third-person singular present indicative of regenen
  2. (archaic) plural imperative of regenen

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LatinEdit

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

regent

  1. third-person plural future active indicative of regō

Middle FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old French regent, see below.

NounEdit

regent m (plural regens)

  1. regent

DescendantsEdit

  • English: regent
  • French: régent

ReferencesEdit

  • regent on Dictionnaire du Moyen Français (1330–1500) (in French)

Norwegian BokmålEdit

 
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EtymologyEdit

From Latin regens

NounEdit

regent m (definite singular regenten, indefinite plural regenter, definite plural regentene)

  1. a regent, monarch, ruler

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Norwegian NynorskEdit

 
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EtymologyEdit

From Latin regens

NounEdit

regent m (definite singular regenten, indefinite plural regentar, definite plural regentane)

  1. a regent, monarch, ruler

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Old FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin regēns (ruling, as a noun, a ruler, governor, prince); present participle of regō (I govern, I steer).

NounEdit

regent m (oblique plural regens, nominative singular regens, nominative plural regent)

  1. regent (one who reigns in the absence of a monarch)

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RomanianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From French regent, from Latin régens.

NounEdit

regent m (plural regenți)

  1. regent

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SwedishEdit

NounEdit

regent c

  1. a monarch or a regent, one who rules

DeclensionEdit

Declension of regent 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative regent regenten regenter regenterna
Genitive regents regentens regenters regenternas

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