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English adjective: sovereign

1. sovereign (of political bodies) not controlled by outside forces


SamplesAn autonomous judiciary.
A sovereign state.


Synonymsautonomous, independent, self-governing


Similarfree


Antonymsunfree

2. sovereign greatest in status or authority or power


SamplesA supreme tribunal.


Synonymssupreme


Similardominant


Antonymssubordinate, low-level


English noun: sovereign

1. sovereign (person) a nation's ruler or head of state usually by hereditary right


Synonymscrowned head, monarch


Broader (hypernym)chief of state, head of state, ruler, swayer


Narrower (hyponym)Capetian, Carlovingian, Carolingian, czar, emperor, king, male monarch, Merovingian, Rex, Shah, Shah of Iran, tsar, tzar









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