regnant

[reg-nuhnt]
adjective
1.
reigning; ruling (usually used following the noun it modifies): a queen regnant.
2.
exercising authority, rule, or influence.
3.
prevalent; widespread.

Origin:
1590–1600; < Latin rēgnant- (stem of rēgnāns), present participle of regnāre to rule; see reign, -ant

regnancy, noun
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regnant (ˈrɛɡnənt)
 
adj
1.  (postpositive) reigning
2.  prevalent; current
 
[C17: from Latin regnāre to reign]
 
'regnancy
 
n

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In her regnant artistic sway the press has had a manifest hand.
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