Part of speech:
Of, relating to, or suggestive of an empire or a sovereign, especially an emperor or empress:
Based on competent authority
Having or showing a strong interest in scholarship or learning.
(Signal processing, of a communication protocol) Such that either a sent packet will reach its destination, even if it requires retransmission, or the sender will be told that it didn't
Worthy of trust; dependable; reliable
Compatible with an accepted point of view; orthodox:
Of upper-level administrative or managerial personnel or functions
The definition of supreme is the highest or best.
Being a species that has the greatest effect within its ecological community, especially by determining the presence, abundance, or type of other species. As a plant community progresses through stages of succession, different species may become dominant for a period until the climax community is reached, at which point the dominant species remains stable until a major disruption occurs. Among animals, the dominant species in a community is generally the top predator or the most abundant or widespread species.
In conformity with the principles of the law; permitted by law
In conformity with or permitted by law:
Having or tending to have a strong effect on the mind or emotions; eliciting wonder or admiration
Making a strong impression because of great size, strength, dignity, etc.; impressive
Conforming to the usual beliefs or established doctrines, as in religion or politics; approved or conventional [orthodox ideas]
Sovereign is defined as ruler with unlimited power, the chief or greatest, or independent.
The definition of decisive is having the ability to make decisions or something that determines what comes next.
Conforming to orthodox or well-established rules or patterns, as of procedure.
(Archaic) Of sound health; robust.
Used as, or meeting the requirements of, a standard, rule, model, etc.
The definition of dogmatic is the strong expression of opinions as if they were facts.
(Archaic) Motivated by the desire to help others.
Arrogant; overbearing; tyrannical
Not definitely as specified; uncertain
Having received approval.
Currently ruling or holding a position.
Being fully such; utter:
Controlling or dominating by position
Serving to put an end to doubt, question, or uncertainty; decisive:
The definition of effectual is someone or something that is doing what it was intended to do, or has legal force.
Having the nature of fact; real; actual
Having profound, often systematic knowledge; erudite.
Sanctioned by law or custom; lawful
Showing or having the skill or knowledge of a master; expert
Known to be valid, effective, or genuine
Democratic is defined as something related to the U.S. political party, the Democrats.
Having or arising from authority
(Obs.) Full of faith, esp. religious faith
Not to be changed or reconsidered; unalterable:
Very dignified and noble:
Acting or capable of acting as a master or leader, especially in being domineering or imperious:
Serving the function of deciding or settling with finality
Having reached the other side; having got across
Persuasive, effective, and cogent:
The definition of important is having great significance or consequence.
The definition of classical is a style of music that places importance on formal composition.
Of or characteristic of the literature, art, and culture of ancient Greece and Rome; classical.
Given special prominence as a main attraction
Based on competent authority
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