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Adjective
/ˈemˌpī(ə)r/,
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empires, plural;
  1. Denoting a style of furniture, decoration, or dress fashionable during the First or (less commonly) the Second Empire in France. The decorative style was neoclassical but marked by an interest in Egyptian and other ancient motifs probably inspired by Napoleon's Egyptian campaigns

  2. (of a dress) Having a high waist and a low neckline

Noun
  1. An extensive group of states or countries under a single supreme authority, formerly esp. an emperor or empress
    • - the Roman Empire
  2. A government in which the head of state is an emperor or empress

  3. A large commercial organization owned or controlled by one person or group
    • - her business empire grew
  4. An extensive operation or sphere of activity controlled by one person or group
    • - the kitchen had once been the ladies' empire
  5. Supreme political power over several countries when exercised by a single authority
    • - he encouraged the Greeks in their dream of empire in Asia Minor
  6. Absolute control over a person or group

  7. A variety of apple


  1. the domain ruled by an emperor or empress; the region over which imperial dominion is exercised
  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. conglomerate: a group of diverse companies under common ownership and run as a single organization
  5. an eating apple that somewhat resembles a McIntosh; used as both an eating and a cooking apple
  6. (empiric) relying on medical quackery; "empiric treatment"
  7. The term empire derives from the Latin imperium (power, authority). Politically, an empire is a geographically extensive group of states and peoples (ethnic groups) united and ruled either by a monarch (emperor, empress) or an oligarchy. ...
  8. Empire! is a space combat and trading video game designed by Andrew Glaister and published by Firebird Software in 1986 for the ZX Spectrum, Commodore 64 and Amstrad CPC.
  9. The Empire was an American automobile manufactured from 1901 until 1902. A product of Sterling, Illinois, it featured a vee-twin engine geared to its right-hand rear wheel.
  10. The Empire was an American automobile manufactured from 1910 until 1919. Marketed as "the little aristocrat", the Empire 20 was a four-cylinder shaft-driven runabout built in Indianapolis. The model "A" was a conventional runabout for three passengers with a rumble seat. ...
  11. Empire, an hour-long Western television series set on a 1960s half-million acre ranch in New Mexico, starred Richard Egan (1921-1987), Terry Moore (born 1929), and Ryan O'Neal (born 1941). It ran on NBC for a season between September 25, 1962, and May 14, 1963. ...
  12. Empire (1964) is a silent, black and white film made by Andy Warhol. It consists of eight hours and five minutes of continuous slow motion footage of the Empire State Building in New York City. ...
  13. Empire (Ампир, ; from empire) is a feature film by Alexander Sokurov, released in 1986.
  14. Empire is the fourth historical novel in the Narratives of Empire series by Gore Vidal, published in 1987.
  15. Empire is a 2002 Gangster thriller movie starring John Leguizamo and Peter Sarsgaard.
  16. Empire is a six-part miniseries that first aired on ABC in 2005. It is an historical drama set in 44 BC Rome, and covers the struggle of a young Octavius (Santiago Cabrera), the nephew and heir of Julius Caesar, to become the first emperor of Rome. ...
  17. Empire (2006) is a speculative fiction novel by Orson Scott Card. It tells the story of a possible second American Civil War, this time between the Right Wing and Left Wing in the near future. ...
  18. Empire is the name of a clonally-propagated cultivar of apple derived from a seed grown in 1945 by Lester C. Anderson, a Cornell University fruit nutritionist who conducted open pollination research on his various orchards.
  19. In biological taxonomy, a domain (also superregnum, superkingdom, or empire) is the highest taxonomic rank of organisms, higher than a kingdom. According to the three-domain system of Carl Woese, introduced in 1990, the Tree of Life consists of three domains: Archaea, Bacteria and Eukarya. ...
  20. A political unit having an extensive territory or comprising a number of territories or nations and ruled by a single supreme authority; A group of states or other territories that owe allegiance to a foreign power; A state ruled by an emperor; An expansive and wealthy corporation; e.g. ...
  21. (empiric) A member of a sect of ancient physicians who based their theories solely on experience; Someone who is guided by empiricism; an empiricist; An untrained physician; a quack; Any unqualified or dishonest practitioner; a charlatan; empirical
  22. (2. an empiric) اتائی۔ نیم حکیم۔ کٹھ بید۔ غیر مستندحکیم۔ عطائی۔
  23. High waist that starts just below the bust line.
  24. Characteristic of or developed during the first French Empire, 1804 - 1815.
  25. The British Empire refers to a number of countries, not of the British Isles, but historically under British rule.