Translation of prerogative in Spanish:

prerogative

Pronunciation: /prɪˈrɑːgətɪv; prɪˈrɒgətɪv/

n

  • 1.1 (right) prerrogativa (feminine) prerogative of mercy derecho (masculine) de gracia I've changed my mind — that's your prerogative he cambiado de opinión — estás en todo tu derecho
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    • The investment was heralded far and wide, and this Malaysian-based group was given privileges and prerogatives, including labour exemptions, apparently as part of the incentives for them to set up shop here.
    • Changing a future child's genetic makeup, and experimenting with the genetic legacy of humanity, fall outside any acceptable notion of individual rights or parental prerogatives.
    • The difference was that these middle-class Peruvians did not lose any prerogatives or privileges.
    1.2 (exclusive property) patrimonio (masculine) exclusivo
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    • While admiration of the moon is a distinctive women's activity in a garden setting, this was not purely a female prerogative.
    • In contrast, the elegantly cultivated beard was long the prerogative of royalty and the privileged classes.

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