suzerain

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Pronunciation[change]

  • IPA: /ˈs(j)uz(ə)rən/ or /ˈs(j)uzəˌreɪ̯n/
  • Hyphenation: su‧ze‧rain, suz‧erain

Noun[change]

Singular
suzerain

Plural
suzerains

  1. A dominant nation or state which has at least some control over the subordinate state.
  2. A feudal overlord.