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Main Entry: prince
Pronunciation: primarystressprin(t)s
Function: noun
Etymology: Middle English prince "ruler, king," from early French prince (same meaning), from Latin princip-, princeps "leader, initiator," literally, "one who takes the first part," from primus "first" and capere "to take" --related to PRIME
2 : a son or grandson of a monarch : a male member of a royal family
3 : a nobleman of very high rank
4 : a person of high standing in his class or profession

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