Definitions

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  • noun Plural form of sovereignty.

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Examples

  • The extremely complicated machinery of government here, with all the wheels within wheels of state rights, state interests, and state sovereignties, is not easy to explain to you.

    Further Records, 1848-1883: A Series of Letters

  • In cases going back to the 1800s, the Supreme Court has consistently ruled in favor of the principle of dual prosecution, provided different "sovereignties" are doing the prosecuting.

    Larger Than Life

  • Franklin, Benjamin, his use of the word "sovereignties" as applied to the States, 144.

    The Rise and Fall of the Confederate Government

  • Whereas, other sovereignties have been less supportive of our QE actions and confront us with implicit threats of trade barriers; as their currencies strengthened.

    Patrick Yam: Epiphinal Economic Times

  • And even more likely, even before there is a breakup of the monetary unit, I think there's going to be of course a restructuring of the public debt of some of the sovereignties that are effectively insolvent.

    Transcript: Nouriel Roubini

  • In 1995 Habsburg dismissed, as "the most reactionary nationalism," warnings that Europe's border-free Schengen area violated national sovereignties.

    Habsburg on Europe

  • And they create a threatening narrative that compels people to willingly give up their individual liberties and national sovereignties in the hopes that perceived greater potential threat can be mitigated?

    Think Progress » Utah state representative claims climate change is a ‘conspiracy’ aimed at population control.

  • Whereas, other sovereignties have been less supportive of our QE actions and confront us with implicit threats of trade barriers; as their currencies strengthened.

    Patrick Yam: Epiphinal Economic Times

  • All these “trade conferences and treaties” are nothing more than an evil, underground method of dissolving the constitutions and sovereignties of those nations that still have such in place.

    ‘Be afwaid! Be vewy, vewy afwaid!’

  • For example, countries and sovereignties like Pakistan, like Ukraine, like Uruguay, did orderly restructuring of their public debt, where they pushed the maturities out by ten, 20 years.

    Transcript: Nouriel Roubini

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