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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Government
sovereigntysove‧reign‧ty /ˈsɒvrənti $ ˈsɑːv-/ noun [uncountable]  1 SGINDEPENDENT COUNTRY OR ORGANIZATIONcomplete freedom and power to govern the sovereignty of Parliamentsovereignty over Spain’s claim of sovereignty over the territory2 PGthe power that an independent country has to govern itself the defence of our national sovereignty
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sovereigntyThe referendum was reported as recording an 87.01 percent turnout and 99.87 percent approval for sovereignty for Kosovo.When it comes to interest rates, we would in some ways get more sovereignty.It should not be seen as a restriction on parliamentary sovereignty.There is the sovereignty of the majority party and its Whips.People talk about the great sanctity of the sovereignty of Parliament.the sovereignty of GodThe latter is not an open invitation to intervention or a threat to sovereignty.
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