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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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Even the President cannot concede our sovereign rights in the EEZ.
The United States, Larigakis said, "has stated repeatedly it supports Cyprus' sovereign right to explore energy in its offshore areas, most recently by a State Department Spokesperson earlier this month.
He said airspace will remain a sovereign right and that the region's aviation authorities are working "towards a commonality of flight plans [and airspace] permissions.
The UAE was exercising its sovereign right in taking decisions it saw as necessary and, in so doing, the country does not target any nationality, religious sect or faction," he told Berri.
Israel has a sovereign right to decide what is in its best interest in dealing with Iran's nuclear ambitions whether the United States agrees or not, U.
Bush with a test of wills: Will he exercise his sovereign right as president to protect the jobs and survival of the entire American steel industry, or will he knuckle under to the threat of economic blackmail being leveled by the European Union?
There is no way Britain is going to give up our independent sovereign right to determine these policies and there is nothing we will agree to that would put any of that at risk.
It has rejected calls by Foreign Secretary Mr Robin Cook to abandon the death penalty on human rights grounds, saying the penalty is a sovereign right.
This came in a letter addressed by the GCC Permanent Representatives to the UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon expressing protest over that and underlining Bahrain's sovereign right to enforce its laws according to the constitutional and legal guarantees and procedures on which the autonomous judicial process is based.
MEPs condemned Turkey's 'maritime survey' activities as encroaching upon the Republic of Cyprus' exclusive economic zone and its sovereign right to explore the natural resources within it, in a resolution voted on Thursday," according to a written statement released by the EP.
Many people know that there is no perfect electoral system and it is the sovereign right of each state, but its reform is important because the electoral system has to meet principles of international standards, the ODIHR representative added.
There is a much bigger issue: such a move undermines the sovereign right of nations to control their own borders.
Following Bahrains severance of diplomatic ties with Qatar and the steps taken by Gulf and Arab countries against Doha as a result of its hostile activities against Bahrain, against Gulf and Arab values as well as the principles of international law, the Interior Ministry affirmed on Thursday that as a sovereign right of Bahrain, any show of sympathy or favouritism for the Qatar government or objection to Bahrains action on the social media in the form of tweets, posts or any spoken or written word will be considered a crime punishable under the Penal Code and will lead to a jail term of up to five years and fine.