[ em-per-er ]
/ ˈɛm pər ər /
the male sovereign or supreme ruler of an empire: the emperors of Rome.
Chiefly British. a size of drawing or writing paper, 48 × 72 inches (122 × 183 cm).
Origin of emperor
Related formsem·per·or·ship, nounpre·em·per·or, noun
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She related all that had happened, ending with the way she locked his emperorship in.Grace Harlowe's Sophomore Year at High School|Jessie Graham Flower
British Dictionary definitions for emperorship
/ (ˈɛmpərə) /
Derived Formsemperorship, noun
Word Origin for emperor
C13: from Old French empereor, from Latin imperātor commander-in-chief, from imperāre to command, from im- + parāre to make ready
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