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A prince who acts as regent, in particular the title of the future George IV, who was regent from 1811 until he became king in 1820.
ruler, sovereign, lord, overlord, dynast, leader, monarch, crowned headView synonyms
- ‘When George III died in 1820, the Prince Regent ascended the throne as George IV, with no real change in his powers.’
- ‘He had earlier served as The Prince Regent when his father, George III, suffered from a relapse into insanity from an illness that is now suspected to have been porphyria.[’
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