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Word: sovereign

Definition: ruler in a monarchy; ADJ: (of a country) independent and self-governing; having supreme power; supreme; excellent


Sentences Containing 'sovereign'

"The Sovereign's Servant" was released in more than 20 countries, including: References.
ADIA is the largest Sovereign Wealth Fund in the world.
As sovereign, he used the arms of the kingdom undifferenced.
As with all honours except those in the Sovereign's personal gift, the Sovereign makes all appointments to the Order on the advice of the Government.
But I'll have a sovereign on with you, just to teach you not to be obstinate."
But if this is the interest of every sovereign, it is peculiarly so of one whose revenue, like that of the sovereign of Bengal, arises chiefly from a land-rent.
But the revenue of the sovereign does not, in any part of Europe, arise chiefly from a land tax or land rent.
By this arrangement the condition of the sovereign was still worse than it had been before.
Credit default swap and sovereign debt crisis.
Each detachment was not only independent of the sovereign of the country in which it was quartered, and by which it was maintained, but dependent upon a foreign sovereign, who could at any time turn its arms against the sovereign of that particular country, and support them by the arms of all the other detachments.
Feudal law recognized personal allegeance to the sovereign, but the subjects of the sovereign were defined by their birthland.
First, there is no provision in British law for the sovereign to alter his status as sovereign, except through the due process of law.
He made war according to his own discretion, frequently against his neighbours, and sometimes against his sovereign.
He was also Treasurer of the Chamber, a division of the Royal Household of the Sovereign.
I keep the House in the right of my Sovereign, and will do it in despight of your forces.
In a different state of things it might have been advantageous to the sovereign and hurtful to the landlord.
In all the disputes which their sovereign has had with the pope, they have almost constantly taken part with the former.
In almost all countries, the revenue of the sovereign is drawn from that of the people.
In China, the principal revenue of the sovereign consists in a tenth part of the produce of all the lands of the empire.
In general, the Silver Stick has charge of all ceremonial duties for the Sovereign.
In international relations, pacts are usually between two or more sovereign states.
In the absence of the sovereign, the provincial estates appointed their stadholder.
In the United Kingdom, the sovereign is deemed the "fount of justice".
In those days the principal expense of the sovereign seems to have consisted in the maintenance of his own family and household.
Lady Sovereign's #33 hit paid off with the unofficial charts.
No incitement to the attention of the sovereign can ever counterbalance the smallest discouragement to that of the landlord.
No landlord shares with him in its produce, and, the share of the sovereign is commonly but a trifle.
Of the Funds, or Sources, of Revenue, which may peculiarly belong to the Sovereign or Commonwealth.
Originally, both the sovereign and the inferior chiefs used to exercise this jurisdiction in their own persons.
said Eugenie with sovereign contempt, smoothing her gloves out one upon the other.
Saxe-Hildburghausen did not become fully sovereign until 1702.
Such as they are, however, it seldom costs the sovereign or commonwealth any expense to prepare them for the field.
The British Sovereign is the Sovereign of the Order of the Bath.
The few artificers among them are said to have been all maintained by the sovereign, the nobles, and the priests, and were probably their servants or slaves.
The fifth and last book treats of the revenue of the sovereign, or commonwealth.
The grant of a grandeeship with any other rank of nobility has always been at the will of the sovereign.
The head of the corporation was the sovereign, fulfilling the role of a mayor.
The Kyburgs did not hold sovereign rights in Frauenfled.
The last such service was in May 2006 and was attended by the Sovereign.
The position had been held by the sovereign (the sovereign being the overall head of the British Armed Forces) from 1964 to 2011.
The remix was released as a duet single and was credited as The Ordinary Boys vs. Lady Sovereign and was the seventh for The Ordinary Boys and the fourth for Lady Sovereign.
The Sovereign and each knight who has been installed is allotted a stall in the choir of the chapel.
The sovereign authorities in these states demanded that all ships crossing or using their harbors pay duties and tax when traveling in their sovereign waters in the Mediterranean Sea.
The Sovereign was to be the sole judge, and also had the power to restore such members.
Their interest as an incorporated body is never the same with that of the sovereign, and is sometimes directly opposite to it.
There are two forms of the Polychronion in the Slavic usage: For an Orthodox sovereign.
They took from the Dutch Republic the idea of a "sovereign union of sovereign states".
Though the document had Lucchesini's approval, it was shortly to be rejected by his sovereign.
Your majesty is well aware that the sovereign of the Island of Elba has maintained his relations with Italy and France?''
``My dear friend,''said Lucien with an air of sovereign contempt,``do I ever read the papers?''
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