noun, plural sovereignties.
the quality or state of being sovereign, or of having supreme power or authority.
the status, dominion, power, or authority of a sovereign;royal rank or position; royalty.
supreme and independent power or authority in government as possessed or claimed by a state or community.
rightful status, independence, or prerogative.
a sovereign or independent state, community, or political unit.
noun (pl) -ties
supreme and unrestricted power, as of a state
the position, dominion, or authority of a sovereign
an independent state
sovereignty [(sov-ruhn-tee, sov-uhr-uhn-tee)]
A nation or state’s supreme power within its borders. A government might respond, for example, to criticism from foreign governments of its treatment of its own citizens by citing its rights of sovereignty.
of God, his absolute right to do all things according to his own good pleasure (Dan. 4:25, 35; Rom. 9:15-23; 1 Tim. 6:15; Rev. 4:11).
- Sovereign wealth fund
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- Soviet bloc
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- Soviet central asia
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