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noun [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.
Translations of “sovereignty”
in Chinese (Traditional) 主權,統治權…
in Chinese (Simplified) 主权,统治权…
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