prerogative


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Synonyms for prerogative

Synonyms for prerogative

a privilege granted a person, as by virtue of birth

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

Synonyms for prerogative

a right reserved exclusively by a particular person or group (especially a hereditary or official right)

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The executive prerogative of pardon, also, is in one case vested in the legislative department.
In the constitution of Georgia, where it is declared "that the legislative, executive, and judiciary departments shall be separate and distinct, so that neither exercise the powers properly belonging to the other," we find that the executive department is to be filled by appointments of the legislature; and the executive prerogative of pardon to be finally exercised by the same authority.
And what's the prerogative of a woman, in the name of Goodness?
This done, she created a little variety by scratching his face, and tearing his hair; and, having, by this time, inflicted as much punishment as she deemed necessary for the offence, she pushed him over a chair, which was luckily well situated for the purpose: and defied him to talk about his prerogative again, if he dared.
These women at least shall continue to respect the prerogative.
Under the Prerogative Office, the country had been glorious.
And since there is no government policy governing workplace romance between co-employees or between a rank-and-file employee falling in love with her boss or vice versa, ALU-TUCP Spokesperson Alan Tanjusay said the matter of "workplace romance" issue is controlled by company's management prerogative.
With the extended martial law and suspension of the privilege of the writ of habeas corpus in Mindanao, may the avid detractors of President Duterte's solid policy against terrorism and rebellion realize the benefits that may be derived from the commander in chief's exercise of such prerogative.
LAGOS State governor, Mr Akinwunmi Ambode, on Tuesday set 12 inmates of the Kirikiri Maximum Security Prison in Apapa free in furtherance of the law establishing the State Advisory Council on Prerogative of Mercy.
Summary: Nagpur (Maharashtra) [India], September 2 (ANI): Union Minister Nitin Gadkari on Saturday refused to comment on speculation that he was being shifted to railways, saying it was the Prime Minister's prerogative to induct and drop ministers.
Download Kanaan: Extraordinary session prerogative belongs to president NNA - Change and Reform Parliamentary bloc Secretary, MP Ibrahim Kanaan, said on Tuesday that a decision to opt for an extraordinary parliamentary session was a presidential prerogative, as per law item #31.
KARACHI -- Sindh Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah on Saturday said that, "The appointment of governor is prerogative of the Prime Minister but neither we were consulted or informed nor I had learnt through media.
These patriots believed they were connected to Britain through "the person and prerogative of the king" and denied Parliamentary supremacy over America (35).
2) His two main arguments concern the English history of prerogative and administrative power--though in addition, he makes a conceptual point about the distinction between legislative and judicial power.
Infosys has inked a Joint Venture (JV) agreement with Saudi Prerogative Company in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.