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noun [countable] crown pronunciation in American English /kraʊn/
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  1. 2
    a title that you get when you win an important sports competition
    France will be defending their World Cup crown.
  2. 6

    the crown

    or

    the Crown

    formal the king or queen
    the relationship between the British Parliament and the Crown
    1. a.

      the crown

      the position of being king or queen
      When he dies, the crown will pass to his son.
    2. b.

      the Crown

      the government of a country that has a king or queen
      a minister of the Crown
      The Crown was forced to drop the charges because of a lack of evidence.

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