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sovereignty

noun
variants: also sovranty

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1 the state of being free from the control or power of another
  • upon leaving home she felt that she had achieved sovereignty for the first time in her life

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2 a body of people composed of one or more nationalities usually with its own territory and government
  • as parts of the same sovereignty, the states should not enact laws intended to harm one another economically

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3 controlling power or influence over others
  • the gradual sovereignty of English as the language of international communcation

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The first known use of sovereignty was in the 14th century

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“Sovereignty.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/sovereignty. Accessed 30 Oct. 2020.

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