An advantage that is not enjoyed by everyone; a special exemption, immunity, or legal right granted to a person or a class of persons; an exception.
(--- Baseball) The right of a major-league team to transfer a player to a minor-league team while being able to recall the player within a specified period.
Power assigned to another; authorization:
That to which one has legal claim
A standard of comparison for checking or verifying the results of an experiment. In an experiment to test the effectiveness of a new drug, for example, one group of subjects (the control group) receives an inactive substance or placebo , while a comparison group receives the drug being tested.
Power is defined as the ability to act or have influence over others.
Sovereignty is authority to govern a state or a state that is self governing.
The constraining power of a promise, contract, law, or sense of duty:
(Mil., etc.) An assigned period of responsibility, as a watch or sentry duty
Something additional to regular profit or pay, resulting from one's position or employment, esp. something customary or expected
A position of chief authority; a position involving the right or power to order or control.
Control or power over another or others.
A territory or sphere of influence or control; a realm.
The status of master or ruler; control:
Might means a great deal of strength.
A privilege granted a person, as by virtue of birth
(Cricket) The set number of balls bowled during a single turn at one end of the wicket
The thing or property granted; a gift; a boon.
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