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noun 
  1. a system of government that substitutes for the reign of a king or queen when that king or queen becomes unable to rule.
  2. the time during which a regent is in power.
  3. (Regency) in Great Britain, the time during which w:George IV, George, Prince of Wales, was Regent (1811-1820).
Etymology: Latin rex/regere, and English abstract-noun suffix -ncy.


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