payment to the holder of a patent or copyright or resource for the right to use their property
"he received royalties on his book"
royalty, royal family, royal line, royal house(noun)
royal persons collectively
"the wedding was attended by royalty"
The rank, status, power or authority of a monarch.
People of royal rank, plus their families, treated as a group.
A royal right or prerogative, such as the exploitation of a natural resource; the granting of such a right; payment received for such a right
The payment received by an owner of real property for exploitation of mineral rights on his property.
payment made to a writer, composer, inventor etc for the sale or use of intellectual property, invention etc.
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Origin: From roialté.
the state of being royal; the condition or quality of a royal person; kingship; kingly office; sovereignty
the person of a king or sovereign; majesty; as, in the presence of royalty
an emblem of royalty; -- usually in the plural, meaning regalia
kingliness; spirit of regal authority
domain; province; sphere
that which is due to a sovereign, as a seigniorage on gold and silver coined at the mint, metals taken from mines, etc.; the tax exacted in lieu of such share; imperiality
a share of the product or profit (as of a mine, forest, etc.), reserved by the owner for permitting another to use the property
hence (Com.), a duty paid by a manufacturer to the owner of a patent or a copyright at a certain rate for each article manufactured; or, a percentage paid to the owner of an article by one who hires the use of it
Origin: [OF. roialt, royault, F. royaut. See Royal, and cf. Regality.]
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The numerical value of Royalty in Chaldean Numerology is: 1
The numerical value of Royalty in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
Royalty has always been an unconscious but all-consuming goal of the European immigrant.
We treat our people like royalty. If you honor and serve the people who work for you, they will honor and serve you.
The office of president is a bastardized thing, half royalty and half democracy, that nobody knows whether to genuflect or spit.
We have suggested to the government that it should increase the royalty to at least 2,000 rupees( $ 20) per cubic foot, to discourage locals from working with the timber mafia.
We don't have any flexibility onshore, so this is an opportunity for us to take a look at that, we do find circumstances where there are pioneering (shale) plays where there should be royalty relief.
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Translations for Royalty
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- Nutzungsgebühr, LizenzgebührenGerman
- πνευματικά δικαιώματα, βασιλείαGreek
- règne, royalty, redevanceFrench
- monarhie, regalitateRomanian
- [[королевский, величие, [[член]] [[королевский, роялти, царственностьRussian
- vương quyềnVietnamese
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