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Another word for sovereignty

  1. The right and power to command, decide, rule, or judge

      1. An unsupported statement or assurance:
      2. An expression of permission or approval:
      3. The right or authority to decide:
      1. To swing back and forth or to and fro.
      2. To incline or bend to one side; veer:
      3. To incline toward change, as in opinion or feeling:
      1. An exclusive right or privilege held by a person or group, especially a hereditary or official right.
      2. The exclusive right and power to command, decide, rule, or judge:
      3. Of, arising from, or exercising a prerogative.
      1. The ability or capacity to act or do something effectively:
      2. A specific capacity, faculty, or aptitude:
      3. Physical strength or force exerted or capable of being exerted:
      1. Great power or force, as of a nation or army.
      2. Physical strength:
      1. Possession of consummate skill.
      2. The status of master or ruler; control:
      3. Full command of a subject of study:
      1. The right of a court to hear a particular case, based on the scope of its authority over the type of case and the parties to the case.
      2. Authority or control:
      3. The extent of authority or control:
      1. Control or the exercise of control; sovereignty:
      2. A territory or sphere of influence or control; a realm.
      3. A self-governing nation under the nominal rule of the British monarch.
      1. Control or power over another or others.
      2. The exercise of such control or power.
      3. The fourth of the nine orders of angels in medieval angelology.
      1. To exercise authoritative or dominating influence over; direct:
      2. To adjust to a requirement; regulate:
      3. To hold in restraint; check:
      1. To direct with authority; give orders to.
      2. To have control or authority over; rule:
      3. To have at one's disposal:
      1. The power to enforce laws, exact obedience, command, determine, or judge.
      2. One that is invested with this power, especially a government or body of government officials:
      3. Power assigned to another; authorization:
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  2. The condition of being politically free

      1. Political independence; autonomy.
      2. Popular or representative government; democracy.
      3. Self-control.
      1. The condition of being free from confinement, servitude, or forced labor.
      2. The condition of being free from oppressive restriction or control by a government or other power.
      3. A right to engage in certain actions without control or interference by a government or other power:
      1. Independence.
      2. An independent territory or state.
      3. The Independent movement in 17th-century England.
      1. The state or quality of being independent.
      2. Sufficient income for comfortable self-support; a competence.
      1. The condition of not being in prison or captivity:
      2. The condition of being free of restraints, especially the ability to act without control or interference by another or by circumstance:
      3. The condition of not being controlled by another nation or political power; political independence.
      1. The condition or quality of being autonomous; independence.
      2. Self-government or the right of self-government; self-determination.
      3. Self-government with respect to local or internal affairs:

Another word for sovereignty

  1. The power of a sovereign or state

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  2. Independent political authority

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