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Definition of Royalty

Royalty

  1. The state of being royal; the condition or quality of a royal person; kingship; kingly office; sovereignty.
  2. The person of a king or sovereign; majesty; as, in the presence of royalty.
  3. An emblem of royalty; -- usually in the plural, meaning regalia.
  4. Kingliness; spirit of regal authority.
  5. Domain; province; sphere.
  6. That which is due to a sovereign, as a seigniorage on gold and silver coined at the mint, metals taken from mines, etc.; the tax exacted in lieu of such share; imperiality.
  7. A share of the product or profit (as of a mine, forest, etc.), reserved by the owner for permitting another to use the property.
  8. Hence (Com.), a duty paid by a manufacturer to the owner of a patent or a copyright at a certain rate for each article manufactured; or, a percentage paid to the owner of an article by one who hires the use of it.
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Royalty Translations

royalty in Spanish is realeza
royalty in Swedish is kunglighet, avgift
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