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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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On May 23, 2008, the ICJ awarded sovereignty over Pulau Batu Puteh to Singapore, ruled that Batuan Tengah belongs to Malaysia and concluded that sovereignty over Tubir Selatan belongs to the State in whose territorial waters it lies.
Pressed if the Philippines is against such fishing ban by China, Panelo said: 'Draw your conclusion, that's against the sovereignty - that's our position.'
The Golan Heights is not the only recent issue threatening to chip away at the principles of sovereignty and territorial integrity.
Food sovereignty, or the right to produce food, is being increasingly identified with farmers to protect their access to food.
The brightest overseas Pakistanis can be asked to create an algorithm which can determine which state would enjoy sovereignty in a given matter, or of course, the crowdsourced sovereignty can be distributed in accordance with percentages in any particular moment in time.
The book centers on two premises: "First, that federalism and state sovereignty became near synonymous terms during the founding period" and second "that the idea of popular sovereignty at the time of the founding was not tied to the broader notion of a national popular sovereignty" (1).
This background story helps clarify the legal significance and function of the Court's reference to the Crowns de facto sovereignty. In particular, as explained below, when the Court speaks of de facto sovereignty, this is not a simple reference to the factual issue of who may be, or may have been, exercising authority--having effective control, capable of enforcing laws--on the ground in a given place at a given time.
Sovereignty? The power of British MPs in Westminster to determine our national fate?
Summary: Lebanon is commemorating the 74th memory of its Independence in the middle of an unprecedented situation in which its independence and sovereignty are questioned like never before.
Greece is striving for a just and viable solution to the Cyprus issue as soon as possible but could not accept anything short of full sovereignty for the island, Greek President Prokopis Pavlopoulos said on Sunday, according to the Athens-Macedonia press agency (ANA-MPA).
India, he noted, has reservations over OBOR as it says that the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) passes through Azad and Jammu Kashmir, raising sovereignty concerns.
A new poll finds that the vast majority of the Israeli population would like to see Israeli sovereignty being applied over Judea and Samaria.
Sovereignty is the key THE question of sovereignty is highly relevant to the EU referendum.