noun, plural roy·al·ties.
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OTHER WORDS FROM royaltynon·roy·al·ty, noun, plural non·roy·al·ties.pre·roy·al·ty, noun, plural pre·roy·al·ties.
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Example sentences from the Web for royalty
Weissman is not one of them, though he stands to get patent royalties.The next act for messenger RNA could be bigger than covid vaccines|David Rotman|February 5, 2021|MIT Technology Review
There’s a cohort in the country that only knows the Gonzaga Bulldogs as college basketball royalty.Gonzaga Is Dominating With Speed And Defensive Disruption|Josh Planos|January 26, 2021|FiveThirtyEight
Once a menu is launched, it is produced by JustKitchen instead of the brands, which are paid royalties.JustKitchen is using cloud kitchens to create the next generation of restaurant franchising|Catherine Shu|January 22, 2021|TechCrunch
This year’s struggles have served to highlight concerns over streaming royalties.Music made 2020 better, but we failed to make 2020 better for musicians|Brian Heater|December 25, 2020|TechCrunch
A multitude of manual processes and siloed systems meant that developers and publishers couldn’t link complex calculations for royalties to the underlying data.An inside look at how trust accelerates transformation|Martha Leibs|December 15, 2020|MIT Technology Review
At the time, Valli was in Europe, married to a fascist type who was minor-order royalty.Alfred Hitchcock’s Fade to Black: The Great Director’s Final Days|David Freeman|December 13, 2014|DAILY BEAST
He is as well-connected with rock stars as he is with royalty.
The auctioneer talks about knowing and employing royalty, and celebrity big spenders.
Sure, there was top royalty (Prince Charles and Camilla Parker-Bowles) and a former Prime Minister (John Major).Churchill’s Secret Treasures for Sale: A British PM’s Life on the Auction Block|Tom Teodorczuk|December 8, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The Afghanistan artist who designed the cards receives a royalty on all packages sold.The Daily Beast’s 2014 Holiday Gift Guide: For the Angelina Jolie in Your Life|Allison McNearney|November 29, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Some affirm that he wrote to please royalty, but if so why did he not condemn the custom to appease the wrath of a sapient king.
By their agreement with the owner, the Company have the right of mining under an area of 185 acres, at a royalty of 6d.
He did this to signalise his disapprobation of royalty, and his preference for democratic equality.Assimilative Memory|Marcus Dwight Larrowe (AKA Prof. A. Loisette)
Deputations to royalty had no effect in staying the change, and thousands were thrown on the parish.
It is now a city of fifty thousand and dates its rise from the patronage of royalty a century and a half ago.British Highways And Byways From A Motor Car|Thomas D. Murphy
British Dictionary definitions for royalty
noun plural -ties
- royal persons collectively
- one who belongs to the royal family
Cultural definitions for royalty
A payment made for some right or privilege, as when a publisher pays a royalty to an author for the author's granting the publisher the right to sell the author's book.