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Definition of Prince

Prince

  1. The one of highest rank; one holding the highest place and authority; a sovereign; a monarch; -- originally applied to either sex, but now rarely applied to a female.
  2. The son of a king or emperor, or the issue of a royal family; as, princes of the blood.
  3. A title belonging to persons of high rank, differing in different countries. In England it belongs to dukes, marquises, and earls, but is given to members of the royal family only. In Italy a prince is inferior to a duke as a member of a particular order of nobility; in Spain he is always one of the royal family.
  4. The chief of any body of men; one at the head of a class or profession; one who is preeminent; as, a merchant prince; a prince of players.
  5. To play the prince.

Prince Quotations

World belongs to humanity, not this leader, that leader or that king or prince or religious leader. World belongs to humanity.
Dalai Lama

All men are by nature equal, made all of the same earth by one Workman; and however we deceive ourselves, as dear unto God is the poor peasant as the mighty prince.
Plato

A prince never lacks legitimate reasons to break his promise.
Niccolo Machiavelli

The first time that I performed as an actor was the first day on the set of 'The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air.'
Will Smith

To understand the nature of the people one must be a prince, and to understand the nature of the prince, one must be of the people.
Niccolo Machiavelli
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Prince Translations

prince in Danish is prins
prince in Dutch is prins, vorst
prince in French is prince
prince in German is Prinz
prince in Hungarian is fejedelem, herceg
prince in Italian is principe, principe
prince in Latin is princeps, procer
prince in Swedish is prins, furste

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