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noun [countable] dynasty pronunciation in British English /ˈdɪnəsti/
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  1. 1
    a family whose members rule a country or region for a long period of time

    the Tudor dynasty

    1. a.
      a period of time during which members of the same family rule a country or region

      a vase dating back to the Ming dynasty

  2. 2
    a family whose members are very successful in business or politics for a long period of time

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 dynasty pronunciation in British English /dɪˈnæstik/ adjective


used to describe something which is done more carefully and over a longer period of time …

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the practice of giving birth in the presence of several friends and relatives

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