- 1A supreme ruler, especially a monarch: the Emperor became the first Japanese sovereign to visit BritainMás ejemplos en oraciones
ruler, monarch, supreme ruler, Crown, crowned head, head of state, potentate, suzerain, overlord, dynast, leader; king, queen, emperor, empress, prince, princess, tsar, royal duke, grand duke, elector, crown prince, princeling, prince regent, mogul, baron, liege (lord), lord, emir, sheikh, sultan, maharaja, raja• historical atheling
- In India, however, she was an empress, a supreme sovereign to whom other sovereigns owed homage.
- He was the 10th monarch to be buried in the precinct of the chapel, with other sovereigns including Henry VIII, Charles I, George III, Edward VII and George V.
- He professed that the Emperor was the true sovereign of Japan.
- 2A former British gold coin worth one pound sterling, now only minted for commemorative purposes.Más ejemplos en oraciones
- How can I find the latest prices for Krugerrands and gold sovereigns?
- The bullion then entered the money stock of other countries, as with the British sovereign made of Brazilian gold, or was shipped eastwards to pay for Asian or Baltic imports.
- Anderson had a mysterious habit of paying people in English sovereigns or South African gold coins, which he kept in a locked briefcase.
adjetivoVolver al principio
- 1Possessing supreme or ultimate power: in modern democracies the people’s will is in theory sovereignMás ejemplos en oraciones
- Its governance structure would be bottom-up, power ultimately based on sovereign individuals.
- We, the People, are sovereign over utility lobbyists, and we can have the energy future we want.
- In 1971 the Icelandic government unilaterally declared that it was henceforth sovereign over the waters up to 50 nautical miles from its coasts.
- 1.1 [attributive] (Of a nation or its affairs) acting or done independently and without outside interference: a sovereign, democratic republicMás ejemplos en oraciones
- Over ten former Soviet republics became independent, sovereign nation-states by the end of 1991.
- We will go forward as a unified, independent, and sovereign nation that has regained a respected place in the world.
- However, the mission marks another dramatic shift away from a general policy of non-intervention in the affairs of sovereign nations.
- 1.2 [attributive] • archaic or • literary Possessing royal power and status: our most sovereign lord the KingMás ejemplos en oraciones
- You and I shall become a good team working for the good of our sovereign lord, His Majesty, may he live ten thousand years.
- Proclaim him as the sovereign Lord over all of creation.
- Political rhetoric aside, Christians know that human freedom cannot bring lasting peace and prosperity - only the sovereign Lord of history can do that.
- 2 [attributive] • dated Very good or effective: a sovereign remedy for all illsMás ejemplos en oraciones
- And it was not, in my view, the kind of sovereign remedy that the proponents make it out to be.
- It is supposed to secure obedience to the slaveholder, and is held as a sovereign remedy among the slaves themselves, for every form of disobedience, temporal or spiritual.
- Popular belief credits shark liver pills with being a sovereign remedy for illness ranging from arthritis to diabetes.
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- Traditional Baptists believe that God loves all people in the sense that God wants all people to be saved; Calvinists believe that God has sovereignly predestined that some people will not be saved.
- We need to know and proclaim the Triune God, the Lord of the World, who sovereignly calls Man into a relationship of love with himself through the objective propitiation made by Christ.
- Calvin said that God sovereignly predestined everything that happens in the world.
Middle English: from Old French soverain, based on Latin super 'above'. The change in the ending was due to association with reign.