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principate

[prin-suh-peyt] /ˈprɪn səˌpeɪt/
noun
1.
supreme power or office.
Origin of principate
1300-1350
1300-50; Middle English < Latin prīncipātus, equivalent to prīncip- (see prince) + -ātus -ate3
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principate

/ˈprɪnsɪˌpeɪt/
noun
1.
a state ruled by a prince
2.
a form of rule in the early Roman Empire in which some republican forms survived
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