Student Dictionary

8 entries found for empire.
To select an entry, click on it.
 
Main Entry: emĚpire
Pronunciation: primarystressem-secondarystresspimacr(schwa)r
Function: noun
1 a : a major political unit with a large territory or a number of territories or peoples under one ruler with total authority; especially : one having an emperor as chief of state b : the territory of such a unit c : something resembling an empire; especially : a large group of businesses under one control
2 : the state of being under or of having complete rule or control

Pronunciation Symbols