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People who work with royalty

chamberlain

noun

the official in charge of looking after the house of a king, queen, or other important person

courtier

noun

someone who has an official position at the court of a king or queen, or who spends time there

equerry

noun

an official who helps a member of the British royal family in performing their duties

lady-in-waiting

noun

a woman whose job is to look after a queen or princess

maid of honour

noun

a young woman from a high social class who is not married and who looks after a queen or princess

the Privy Council

noun

in the UK and some other countries, a group of people whose official job is to advise the queen or king on how to govern the country but who now have no real power

Privy Councillor

noun

hostile architecture

the design of buildings or public spaces in a way which discourages people from touching, climbing or sitting on them …

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boots on the ground

a situation in which a country's armed forces are physically present in an area of conflict …

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