throne

1. [θrəʋn] n
1. 1) трон; престол

throne room - тронный зал

throne address - тронная речь

the power behind the throne - королевский сановник /приближённый/, в руках которого сосредоточена реальная власть; ≅ серый кардинал

the heir to the throne - наследник престола

to sit on the throne - сидеть на троне, царствовать

to come to the throne, to take /to ascend, to mount/ the throne - вступить /взойти/ на престол

to lose the throne - быть свергнутым с престола

to install /to put/ smb. on the throne - возвести кого-л. на престол

2) (the throne) королевская, царская или монаршая власть

the throne and altar - королевская власть и церковь

a tottering throne - шатающийся престол, непрочная королевская власть

to gamble for the throne - бороться за престол

2. (the throne) государь, монарх

orders from the throne - приказ государя

to address oneself to the throne - обратиться к королю /к государю/

3. высокое положение
4. рел.
1) престол
2) сан
2. [θrəʋn] v редк.
1. 1) возводить на престол, на трон
2) сидеть на троне, царствовать
2. занимать высокое положение, иметь власть

Новый большой англо-русский словарь. 2001.

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  • throne — THRONE. s. m. Siege eslevé de plusieurs marches, où les Roys sont assis dans les fonctions solemnelles de la Royauté. Throne pompeux. throne magnifique. throne superbe. throne esclatant de pierreries. le throne de Salomon. le throne d Assuerus.… …   Dictionnaire de l'Académie française

  • THRONE — (Heb. כִּסֵּא ,כִּסֵּה ,כֵּס; Dan. כָּרְסֵא; cf. Akk. kussû), an elevated chair symbolizing the importance and supreme authority of the person seated on it. Thrones were usually elaborate, made from the most expensive materials, and adorned with… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • Throne — • The seat the bishop uses when not engaged at the altar Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Throne     Throne     † …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • Throne — Throne, n. [OE. trone, F. tr[^o]ne, L. thronus, Gr. ?; cf. ? a bench, ? a footstool, ? to set one s self, to sit, Skr. dhara[.n]a supporting, dh[.r] to hold fast, carry, and E. firm, a.] 1. A chair of state, commonly a royal seat, but sometimes… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • throne — [ θroun ] noun * 1. ) count a special chair that a king or queen sits on 2. ) the throne the position of being a king or queen: an heir to the throne be on the throne: Queen Victoria was still on the throne then. 3. ) the throne HUMOROUS the… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • Throne — Throne, v. i. To be in, or sit upon, a throne; to be placed as if upon a throne. Shak. [1913 Webster] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • throne — [θrəun US θroun] n [Date: 1100 1200; : Old French; Origin: trone, from Latin thronus, from Greek thronos] 1.) a special chair used by a king or queen at important ceremonies 2.) the throne the position and power of being a king or queen ▪ He is… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • throne — ► NOUN 1) a ceremonial chair for a sovereign, bishop, or similar figure. 2) (the throne) the power or rank of a sovereign. ► VERB literary ▪ place on a throne. ORIGIN Greek thronos elevated seat …   English terms dictionary

  • Throne — Throne, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Throned}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Throning}.] 1. To place on a royal seat; to enthrone. Shak. [1913 Webster] 2. To place in an elevated position; to give sovereignty or dominion to; to exalt. [1913 Webster] True image of the …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • throne — mid 13c., from O.Fr. trone (12c.), from L. thronus, from Gk. thronos elevated seat, chair, throne, from PIE root *dher (2) to hold firmly, support (Cf. L. firmus firm, steadfast, strong, stable, Skt. dharma statute, law; see FIRM (Cf. firm)… …   Etymology dictionary

  • throne — [thrōn] n. [ME trone < OFr or L: OFr trone < L thronus < Gr thronos, a seat < IE base * dher , to hold, support > FIRM1] 1. the chair on which a king, cardinal, etc. sits on formal or ceremonial occasions: it usually is on a dais,… …   English World dictionary

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