[ UK /ˈɛmpa‍ɪ‍ə/ ]
[ US /ˈɛmpaɪɝ/ ]
NOUN
  1. a group of diverse companies under common ownership and run as a single organization
  2. a group of countries under a single authority
    the British created a great empire
  3. a monarchy with an emperor as head of state
  4. the domain ruled by an emperor or empress; the region over which imperial dominion is exercised
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How To Use empire In A Sentence

  • Only a very strong, perhaps only a globally dominant, power can sustain informal empire in the long run.
  • There are only a couple of days left in Graeme's Fantasy Book Review's Giveaway for one of three copies of Orson Scott Card's new release, Hidden Empire. Book Contest Links ... more than a few
  • At the conclusion eight horns (led by Michelle Perry of the Empire Brass) rang out triumphantly.
  • With names such as Codex Sinaiticus, the Macregol Gospels and the Valenciennes Apocalypse, they evoke lost empires and ancient monasteries as surely as archaeopteryx and ceratosaurus conjure up primeval swamps and forests. GetReligion
  • From the late nineteenth century Britain and other European powers began to gain control of parts of the Ottoman Empire.
  • It was in recognition of such distinguished services in the industry that Mr. Patel was awarded the ‘Order of the British Empire’.
  • Howard's belated triumphalism in the South Pacific may be no more successful than Mussolini's equally tardy attempts at empire building in North Africa.
  • But before that he has to oversee his expanding retail empire.
  • As possibly the sole surviving remnant of the Dragon empire it surely deserves some backing from the industry.
  • This continued until war broke out and when war broke out, General Hertzog, again with his strong feeling of South Africanism, said, "While we do not wish to be disassociated from the British Empire, while we are willing to remain with the British Empire on the same footing as heretofore, we do not see why we should declare war now, why we should not maintain neutrality and the status quo, even though Great Britain go into war. Racial Relations in the Union of South Africa
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