suzerainty


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su·ze·rain·ty

 (so͞o′zər-ən-tē, -zə-rān′tē)
n. pl. su·ze·rain·ties
The power or domain of a suzerain.

suzerainty

(ˈsuːzərəntɪ)
n, pl -ties
1. (Government, Politics & Diplomacy) the position, power, or dignity of a suzerain
2. (Government, Politics & Diplomacy) the relationship between suzerain and subject

su•ze•rain•ty

(ˈsu zə rɪn ti, -ˌreɪn-)

n., pl. -ties.
1. the position or power of a suzerain.
2. the domain subject to a suzerain.
[1815–25]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.suzerainty - the position or authority of a suzerain; "under the suzerainty of..."
dominion, rule - dominance or power through legal authority; "France held undisputed dominion over vast areas of Africa"; "the rule of Caesar"
2.suzerainty - the domain of a suzerain
demesne, domain, land - territory over which rule or control is exercised; "his domain extended into Europe"; "he made it the law of the land"
Translations

suzerainty

[ˈsuːzəreɪntɪ] Nprotectorado m

suzerainty

nSuzeränität f
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