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Synonyms for sovereign

Synonyms for sovereign

having political independence

Synonyms for sovereign

(of political bodies) not controlled by outside forces

greatest in status or authority or power


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When the sovereign happened to be a man of vigorous and warlike temper and of superior abilities, he would acquire a personal weight and influence, which answered, for the time, the purpose of a more regular authority.
In remorse the Sovereign Elector deprived himself of political influence by learning to read.
There are roads which must not be followed, armies which must be not attacked, towns which must be besieged, positions which must not be contested, commands of the sovereign which must not be obeyed.
Let us inquire," he said in a smooth, pleasant voice, "why this young woman refuses to do homage to her sovereign," and he put the question himself directly to her.
By that time Rigg came forward with a brandy-bottle, filled the flask, and handed Raffles a sovereign, neither looking at him nor speaking to him.
Countess Bezukhova was present among other Russian ladies who had followed the sovereign from Petersburg to Vilna and eclipsed the refined Polish ladies by her massive, so called Russian type of beauty.
Boris noticed Arakcheev's excited face when the sovereign went out with Balashev.
In the meantime, Robin Hood had sent off several of his followers in different directions, as if to reconnoitre the enemy; and when he saw the company effectually broken up, he approached Richard, who was now completely armed, and, kneeling down on one knee, craved pardon of his Sovereign.
In its semi-annual regional report, Fitch explores the likely impact of the current economic and political environment on the credit outlook for Latin American sovereigns this year.
Debt amortization requirements through end-2007 are modest compared with those of other speculative grade sovereigns, and refinancing them with new local market issues and proceeds from an expected budget surplus appears feasible.
External conditions remain relatively favorable for Latin American sovereigns in early 2006, with commodity prices high, global growth robust, and spreads on emerging markets bonds historically low.
The lawsuit maintains that the proposed transaction between Sovereign and Santander will give Santander (either alone or in concert with others) voting power over 20% or more of Sovereigns' common stock and, therefore, constitutes a "control transaction" under the Pennsylvania Business Corporation Law.
Harting, Senior Director in the Fitch sovereign ratings group and author of the report, 'Despite the region's endowment with the largest proven oil reserves outside of the Middle East, Latin American sovereigns have generally been unable to take full advantage of the recent oil boom to improve their credit standing.
Sound macro policy frameworks and improved economic performance drove upgrades in five of the 16 emerging market sovereigns Fitch rates in the Western Hemisphere in 2004 (Brazil, Venezuela, Peru, Uruguay, and Ecuador), as well as two positive Outlook revisions (Chile and Colombia).
Cessna celebrated the delivery of the first two Citation Sovereigns yesterday.