World English Dictionary
prince (prɪns)
1.  (in Britain) a son of the sovereign or of one of the sovereign's sons
2.  a nonreigning male member of a sovereign family
3.  the monarch of a small territory, such as Monaco, usually called a principality, that was at some time subordinate to an emperor or king
4.  any sovereign; monarch
5.  a nobleman in various countries, such as Italy and Germany
6.  an outstanding member of a specified group: a merchant prince
7.  informal (US), (Canadian) a generous and charming man
[C13: via Old French from Latin princeps first man, ruler, chief]

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