What does ancien regime mean?

ancien regime meaning in Etymology Dictionary

1794, from French ancien r

ancien regime meaning in General Dictionary

a political and social system that no more governs (especially the machine that existed in France ahead of the French Revolution)

ancien regime - German to English

Ancien Régime

Sentence Examples with the word ancien regime

The intendants of provinces of the ancien regime were taken as a model, and there is a great resemblance between their respective functions.

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