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Synonyms for sovereignty

Synonyms for sovereignty

the right and power to command, decide, rule, or judge

the condition of being politically free

Synonyms for sovereignty

government free from external control

royal authority


the authority of a state to govern another state

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This is a part of the war on terror," he said, "And Bush seems to have discovered the hard way that terrorism is not restricted to borders or issues of sovereignity.
Domestic policies, national sovereignity and international economic institutions.
Over the years, however, any legitimacy originally attached to claims of Canadian cultural sovereignity has been replaced by rules and regulations that are nothing more than protectionism - plain, simple and unfair.
Once dominated by the twin imperatives of security - the Arctic serving as icy buffer between the Soviet Union and North America - and sovereignity - especially as expressed in responses to the passages of the S.
In place of pallid universalism, postmodernity celebrates the opacity and sovereignity of the Other, the "apologetics of the accidental," and the deracinated and anamorphous nature of thought.
But the court determined that the federal rules were narrowly drawn, specifically to avoid interfering with citizens' First Amendment rights to free speech and the 10th Amendment rights of state and local sovereignity.
Previously, it had been suggested voters would face a two-part ballot that asked them to vote both on independence and on demanding fiscal sovereignity -- but not separation -- from the United Kingdom.
South Sudan decisively asserted its sovereignity over all areas within its borders to save the lives of its innocent civilians.
Fielding a question on the role the bloc would play in parliament, members of the bloc said that they would take a strong opposition stand when it came to matters of administrative and financial corruption and would stoutly defend the government in areas of sovereignity and the will of the people.
India has expressed satisfaction over the number of recruitments taking place in the Afghan National Army and is convinced that this indigenous force will be able to maintain the security and sovereignity of the country.
Arendt is particularly concerned on how lying became a professional obligation as a result of a political system where popular sovereignity no longer has the right of disclosure.
Such performances articulate an objectified Fijian ethnicity, and tend to celebrate Fijian sovereignity.