crown

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations'crown', 'Crown': /ˈkraʊn/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/kraʊn/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(kroun)


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crown

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
n
  1. the [king's, queen's, royal] crown
  2. a [gold, silver, diamond, paper, decorative] crown
  3. a crown of [leaves, roses, thorns, glory]
  4. [donned, wore, put on] the crown
  5. The crown indicated [rank, status, power].
  6. UK: a [member, representative] of the Crown
  7. has a bald spot on his crown
  8. the crown of her head
  9. the [dentist, orthodontist] fitted a crown
  10. have to get a crown [fixed, put in]
  11. has to have a crown fitted (in his mouth)
  12. is the jewel in the [company's, family's] crown
  13. sports: has won the [pitching, football, boxing, goal-scoring] crown
  14. sports: The champion [defended, lost] his crown.
  15. A crown was [old money, five shillings].
v
  1. was crowned [king, queen, champion, emperor] of
  2. my tooth needs to be crowned
  3. crowned her career
  4. the baby's head is crowning
  5. crown him with thorns
n as adj
  1. tried to steal the crown jewels
  2. is looking for her crown prince
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