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  • adj. Pertaining to a dynasty.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Of or relating to a dynasty or line of kings.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Relating or pertaining to a dynasty or line of kings.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. of or relating to or characteristic of a dynasty


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  • A second, rarer, use of the trust device might be called dynastic.

    A History of American Law

  • For one thing, it appears that Schaller is using a much narrower definition of "dynastic" -- he counts only those with family members in Congress as opposed to, say, Governorships or other high political officials; clearly, if the son of a Governor is elected to the U.S.


  • Gamal Mubarak's role in running the country is already increasingly prominent -- even as many Egyptians abhor the idea of dynastic succession.

    Egypt's Gamal Mubarak Aims to Underpin Growth

  • It is an ancestor of the English term “caliphate,” referring to a dynastic succession of rulers.

    The Jesus Dynasty

  • But there is, after all, prevalent among them a sufficiently evident logical inability to understand and appreciate the paramount need of national, that is to say dynastic, ascendancy that actuates all

    An Inquiry Into The Nature Of Peace And The Terms Of Its Perpetuation

  • But these restraints may yet be useful for dynastic, that is to say warlike, ends by making the country more nearly a "self-contained economic whole."

    An Inquiry Into The Nature Of Peace And The Terms Of Its Perpetuation

  • But as regards the warlike, that is to say dynastic, interest of an Imperial government the case stands somewhat different.

    An Inquiry Into The Nature Of Peace And The Terms Of Its Perpetuation

  • Austin Fernando, a retired defence secretary-turned-political analyst and author, said Sri Lankan society was generally open to the idea of dynastic politics.

    My Sinchew -

  • Although I am personally against the idea of dynastic inheritance of governmental power, I would support your son with one condition: He must show the Egyptian people substantial changes, immediately, now, so that your people can begin to experience this development while you still live.

    The Jawa Report

  • This used to be called dynastic succession and is one of the reasons we fought a conflict called the

    Mises Dailies


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