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REGNANT. One having authority as a king; one in the exercise of royal authority.

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regnant Margorie Holland lay unconscious at the foot of the stairs with her distraught husband Roger by her side.
La Bourse a ete affectee par l'atmosphere politique et economique regnant dans le pays, notamment concernant le rapport de Morgan Stanley Coutry Index qui est revenu sur sa decision concernant la non retrograde de l'Egypte de la categorie [beaucoup moins que]pays emergents[beaucoup plus grand que], une decision qui etait tant redoutee par les investisseurs.
Concerning the intensity of this coefficient, due to non-linearity of the regnant equations, no absolute behavior could be attributed.
Day after day, democracy is going to be the real regnant in the region, and the bilateral relations between Turkish and Kurdish journalists and intellectuals is going to be strengthen than ever.
The story in short; Holmes and his faithful sidekick were contacted by the mysterious and duplicitous Prince Regnant of Bulgaria, following the theft of an ancient and sacred manuscript.
This guide is challenging, both in the penetrating questions it asks readers about the regnant assessments of the relation of science and religion, and in its serious desire to advance the ongoing, and seemingly never ending, discussion of this topic.
I appreciated the film's gentle pace and tone; it's a poem of friendship and regnant.
1 A TINGLE YORK (A BBC boss) 2 A REGNANT IKON (Irish singer) 3 A EDNA ONE KIT (Something's Gotta Give actress) INITIALLY YOURS Which film, TV programme or musical number do these initials stand for?
He calls for radical discipleship, subversive to the regnant attitudes in the church--and relevant to much in the church of the twenty-first century.
Where he is, however, is more than halfway on the libertarian side of the barricades in the fight against a regnant elite that has overstepped its bounds.
Cardiff, while mourning a King, welcomed a new monarch, the first Queen Regnant since Victoria died more than half a century earlier.
In Community and Collective Rights, Dwight Newman provides a theoretical alternative to this regnant framework.