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prerogative British & World English

A right or privilege exclusive to a particular individual or class

royal prerogative in prerogative British & World English

The right of the sovereign, which in British law is theoretically subject to no restriction

prerogative court British & World English

(In the UK) either of two ecclesiastical courts at Canterbury and York formerly responsible for the probate of wills involving property in more than one diocese

prerogative of mercy British & World English

The right and power of a sovereign, state president, or other supreme authority to commute a death sentence, to change the mode of execution, or to pardon an offender