Associations to the word «Sovereignty»

Wiktionary

SOVEREIGNTY, noun. (of a polity) The state of making laws and controlling resources without the coercion of other nations.
SOVEREIGNTY, noun. (of a ruler) Supreme authority over all things.
SOVEREIGNTY, noun. (of a person) The liberty to decide one's thoughts and actions.

Dictionary definition

SOVEREIGNTY, noun. Government free from external control.
SOVEREIGNTY, noun. Royal authority; the dominion of a monarch.
SOVEREIGNTY, noun. The authority of a state to govern another state.

Wise words

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