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sov·er·eign·ty  audio  (svr-n-t, svrn-) KEY 

NOUN:
pl. sov·er·eign·ties
  1. Supremacy of authority or rule as exercised by a sovereign or sovereign state.
  2. Royal rank, authority, or power.
  3. Complete independence and self-government.
  4. A territory existing as an independent state.



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