sovereign

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Pronunciation[change]

  • (UK) IPA: /ˈsɒv.ɹɪn/
  • (file)

Adjective[change]

Positive
sovereign

Comparative
more sovereign

Superlative
most sovereign

  1. A country that is sovereign is able to control itself without the influence of other countries.
    Taiwan is recognized as a sovereign state by few countries.
  2. Something that is sovereign has supreme power.

Noun[change]

Singular
sovereign

Plural
sovereigns

  1. (countable) A sovereign is a monarch or the ruler of a country.
  2. (countable) A sovereign is a person who is not a subject to a ruler or nation.
  3. (countable) A sovereign is a gold coin formerly used in the United Kingdom.

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