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uncrowned

[uhn-kround]
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adjective
  1. not crowned; not having yet assumed the crown.
  2. having royal rank or power without occupying the royal office.
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Origin of uncrowned

First recorded in 1350–1400, uncrowned is from the Middle English word uncrouned. See un-1, crowned

uncrown

[uhn-kroun]
verb (used with object)
  1. to deprive or divest of a crown.
  2. to reduce from dignity or preeminence.
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Origin of uncrown

First recorded in 1250–1300, uncrown is from the Middle English word uncrounen. See un-2, crown
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uncrowned

adjective
  1. having the power of royalty without the title
  2. not having yet assumed the crown
  3. uncrowned king or uncrowned queen a man or woman of high status among a certain group
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