ancien régime /ˌɒ̃sɪã reɪˈʒiːm French ɑ̃sjɛ̃ ʀeʒim//

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I. noun

1. a political or social system that has been displaced by another.

the feudal institutions of the ancien régime began to be dismantled.
2. ( Ancien Régime) the political and social system in France before the Revolution of 1789.
– origin French, literally ‘old rule’.

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