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    Default What would you say?

    Lawyer Princess
    I have this question to ask you. What would I say for a king, who is interested in the area of science and his people want to give him a proper name to honour him in the capacity of being the king but he still plays active role or supports various activities in the field of science? (Is it the Scientist King )
    The same question but for a king who is interested in the area of development and his people want to give him a proper name to honour him in the capacity of being the king but he still plays active role or supports various activities in the field of development? (Is it the Developer King or The King who is a Developer)
    Again for a princess who is a lawyer, can we say Lawyer Princess? Or what else can we say?

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    Default Re: What would you say?

    These are particularly tricky questions.
    When talking about a King or Princess we refer to them as "Princess Diana" or "King Edward".
    Any other fields that they are interested in do not come into their title. This means we would usually say:
    - the King who is a scientist or the King who is interested in science
    - the King who is a developer or the King who is interested in development
    - The Princess who is a lawyer

    I hope this helps.

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    Default Re: What would you say?

    Thank you so much, Niall.

    This is a useful answer, given to this matter, for me, because I have seen such phrases quite offen on TV News programs and in an official leaflet in my country. They say "Developer King and Lawyer Princess" in the sense of the king who is a developer and the princess who is a lawyer.

    So, how about The King being a developer (The king who is a developer , and The King who is interested in development of the country = The king being interested in development of the country. Can I use it that way?).

    Or Do you have any proper terms for such meanings, please.


    Thank you again,

    Best regards,
    Piak

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    Default Re: What would you say?

    The king who is a developer
    The King who is interested in development of the country

    These are two phrases that we would use.

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    Thank you indeed, Niall.


    Best regards,
    Piak

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