Meaning of “sovereignty” in the English Dictionary

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"sovereignty" in British English

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sovereigntynoun [ U ]

uk /ˈsɒv.rɪn.ti/ us /ˈsɑːv.rən.i/

the power of a country to control its own government:

Talks are being held about who should have sovereignty over the island.

(Definition of “sovereignty” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"sovereignty" in American English

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sovereigntynoun [ U ]

us /ˈsɑv·rən·ti, ˈsɑv·ər·ən·ti/

social studies the power or authority to rule

(Definition of “sovereignty” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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