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Pronunciation: (duks, dooks), [key]
n.,
pl. du•cesPronunciation: (dOO'sēz, dyOO'-, dOO'kās), [key] dux•esPronunciation: (duk'siz, dook'-). [key]

1. Brit.the pupil who is academically first in a class or school.
2. (in the later Roman Empire) a military chief commanding the troops in a frontier province.

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