English version

suzerainty in Government topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishsuzeraintysu‧ze‧rainty /ˈsuːzəreɪnti $ -rənti, -reɪnti/ noun [uncountable] formal 🔊 🔊 PGthe right of a country or leader to rule over another country
Examples from the Corpus
suzeraintyTo the east lay border regions - Berry and Auvergne - where even the Duke's nominal suzerainty was at times doubtful.He did not ask for independence and never attempted to repudiate the suzerainty of the sultan.