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English definition of “sovereign”

sovereign

adjective
 
 
/ˈsɒvərɪn/
A sovereign country or state is completely independent.Colonisation and self-government
sovereignty
 
 
/ˈsɒvrənti/ noun [U]
the power of a country to control its own governmentColonisation and self-government
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