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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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The relationship between power and physical vulnerability present in Zero opens the text up to a biopolitical reading, for what is biopolitics if not the interaction of sovereign power and the natural, physical life of human beings?
PARLIAMENT may be the sovereign power of the state, but politically - through the nature of our constitution - de facto power is invested in the electorate.
All of these new states obtained sovereignty after the disappearance of their former sovereign power, or with the permission of their former sovereign power.
His topics include sovereign power in the medieval world: roots, principles, meanings; the origin and the legitimacy of the power of the rulers of Bohemia during the pre-Hussite period; sovereign models of ancient and biblical tradition in Czech sources of the high middle ages; and sovereign and society: several faces of cultural archetype.
But a third pillar consequentially derived from the values of human welfare and flourishing would enable scrutiny of some of the adverse consequences of the distribution of sovereign power in international law.
The other thing is a sentence in the guidelines, which instructs teachers never to say anything that casts doubt upon the idea that sovereign power in Latvia belongs to the people of Latvia.
That sovereign power is ceded by the people to Parliament at each general election.
Sovereign Power and the Enlightenment: Eighteenth-Century Literature and the Problem of the Political.
In this case, he said, the company was not a sovereign power and the treaty had no standing.
Sovereignty must be considered because, when a court exercises jurisdiction over an out-of-state defendant, the state projects its sovereign power outside of its borders.
4) These insights problematise the common notion that neoliberalism is eroding, rather than merely reconfiguring, sovereign power.
1 and infringed the sovereign power of the electorate who had elected them.
Rousseau puts forth the concept that the sovereign power of a nation-state lies not with an individual ruler, but rather the will of the population as a whole, and that the ideal form of governance is a direct democracy in which critical decisions are undertaken by citizens who meet in assembly, just as was once done in the ancient city-state of Athens.
The nuclear bunker was a concrete crypt in which sovereign power and total war sought to find eternal peace.
Never mind what businesses or the weak unions demand but what you, the sovereign power of the electorate, demand for your country, community, town or family.