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dy·nas·ty / ˈdīnəstē/ • n. (pl. -ties) a line of hereditary rulers of a country: the Tang dynasty. ∎  a succession of people from the same family who play a prominent role in business, politics, or another field: the Ford dynasty. DERIVATIVES: dy·nas·tic / dīˈnastik/ adj. dy·nas·ti·cal·ly / dīˈnastik(ə)lē/ adv.

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dynasty XV. — F. dynastie or late L. dynastīa — Gr. dunasteíā power, domination, f. dunastḗs (L. dynastēs, whence dynast XVII), f. dúnasthai be able or powerful.

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