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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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Supreme. Also: Not controlled by others.

Usage examples (36)
  • The sovereign invigorator of the body is exercise, and of all the exercises walking is the best.
  • The term sovereign is from the French "sovereign," and that again from the Latin "supernus."
  • This is what he terms the sovereign debt delusion (see "Too big to rescue" for more on this).
  • They have what they call sovereign wealth now, and some of those countries are interested in investing. for more
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