Pronunciation of

Ancien Régime

How to pronounce Ancien Régime
Ancien Régime is the expression used to define the political system of the Kingdom of France that lasted from around the 15th century to its fall at the hand of the French Revolution in 1789.
In fact, Ancien Régime literally translates to "old rule" in English. The expression was coined during the course of the French Revolution by those who opposed the Ancien Régime, It therefore has negative connotations, as it was viewed as a conservative, ancient rule that was incapable of self-modernization.
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