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Definition of Sovereign

Sovereign

  1. Supreme or highest in power; superior to all others; chief; as, our sovereign prince.
  2. Independent of, and unlimited by, any other; possessing, or entitled to, original authority or jurisdiction; as, a sovereign state; a sovereign discretion.
  3. Princely; royal.
  4. Predominant; greatest; utmost; paramount.
  5. Efficacious in the highest degree; effectual; controlling; as, a sovereign remedy.
  6. The person, body, or state in which independent and supreme authority is vested; especially, in a monarchy, a king, queen, or emperor.
  7. A gold coin of Great Britain, on which an effigy of the head of the reigning king or queen is stamped, valued at one pound sterling, or about $4.86.
  8. Any butterfly of the tribe Nymphalidi, or genus Basilarchia, as the ursula and the viceroy.
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Sovereign Translations

sovereign in Dutch is oppermachtig, soeverein, oppermachtig
sovereign in German is Herrscher
sovereign in Spanish is soberano
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