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sovereignty 中文解釋 wordnet sense Collocation Usage
Noun
/ˈsäv(ə)rəntē/,
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sovereignties, plural;
  1. Supreme power or authority
    • - how can we hope to wrest sovereignty away from the oligarchy and back to the people?
  2. The authority of a state to govern itself or another state
    • - national sovereignty
  3. A self-governing state


  1. government free from external control
  2. reign: royal authority; the dominion of a monarch
  3. the authority of a state to govern another state
  4. (sovereign) a nation's ruler or head of state usually by hereditary right
  5. (sovereign) autonomous: (of political bodies) not controlled by outside forces; "an autonomous judiciary"; "a sovereign state"
  6. (sovereign) greatest in status or authority or power; "a supreme tribunal"
  7. Sovereignty is the quality of having supreme, independent authority over a territory. It can be found in a power to rule and make law that rests on a political fact for which no purely legal explanation can be provided. ...
  8. (Sovereign (Atlanta)) 3344 Peachtree is a 50 story high-rise building of 635 feet (193.5 m) height located in Atlanta's northern-most neighborhood of Buckhead on Peachtree Road, the northern extension of Peachtree Street. ...
  9. (Sovereign (coin)) A Gold Sovereign is a gold coin first issued in 1489 for Henry VII of England and still in production as of 2010. ...
  10. (Sovereign (Sansom novel)) Sovereign, published in 2006, is a crime novel by British author C. J. Sansom. It is Sansom's fourth novel, and the third in the Shardlake series. ...
  11. (Sovereign (ship)) CS Sovereign is a class DP2 type cable ship used for subsea cable installation and repair works. The ship was designed by Hart Fenton & Company and built by Van der Giessen de Noord in 1992 for BT Marine (Global Marine Systems).
  12. (Sovereign (video game)) Sovereign was a Massively multiplayer online real-time strategy (MMORTS) game developed by Sony Online Entertainment and cancelled in 2003. Various developers have tinkered with the idea of an MMORTS, but SOE's Sovereign got further than most in making it a reality. ...
  13. The state of making laws and controlling resources without the coercion of other nations; Supreme authority over all things. (as in an emperor, king, dictator, or God, ref. ‘King of kings, and Lord of lords’); The liberty to decide one's thoughts and actions
  14. (sovereign) A monarch; the ruler of a country; One who is not a subject to a ruler or nation; A gold coin minted by the United Kingdom; A very large champagne bottle with the capacity of about 25 liters, equivalent to 33⅓ standard bottles; Exercising power of rule; Exceptional in quality; ...
  15. (sovereign) absolute and independent authority.
  16. (Sovereign) English gold coin with a face value of one pound sterling and a gold content of .2354 ounce. British gold Sovereigns were struck worldwide at the height of the British Empire. Each is 91.7% pure (22k) and contains .2354 troy ounce of pure gold. ...
  17. (Sovereign) Above or superior to all others; chief; greatest; supreme dominion or power.
  18. (Sovereign) Another name for a Noble.
  19. (Sovereign) Introduced by Henry VII of England in 1489, the gold piece corresponded to a pound of silver money or 20 shillings. It is still struck nowadays when needed.
  20. (Sovereign) Queen Beatrix (1980)
  21. (Sovereign) Someone or something that has legal independence. This usually refers to national governments because (as in the case of debts they owe) they cannot be forced to repay, be sued, or have their domestic assets seized.
  22. (Sovereign) The individual who is current reigning King or Queen that was the actual victor of the Crown List by right of arms. The Sovereign is the final Marshallate authority within the Kingdom. Also called the "Crown".
  23. (Sovereign) The name given to the 220 ft. American slot car track. More commonly, this track was called the "purple mile" because of its side color and the fact that 220ft is a 1/24th scale mile.
  24. (Sovereign) To dream of a sovereign, denotes increasing prosperity and new friends.
  25. (Sovereign) a gold coin originally worth 22s. 6d., but latterly worth only 10 or 11 shillings; by royal proclamation in 1817 the coin's value was fixed at twenty shillings.