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
References in classic literature ?
Kovudoo was not as these, and though his village was in a way remote from the more populous district to the north his power was such that he maintained an acknowledged suzerainty over the thin thread of villages which connected him with the savage lords to the north.
(i) It manipulated letters of accession from the Mirs of Nagar and Hunza even though they had no power of accession since they were under the suzerainty of the Maharaja of J&K.
At the end of British suzerainty over the Indian subcontinent, more than 550 princely states became independent but with a choice to accede either to Pakistan or India.
They are cognisant of the political and military challenges like the disenfranchised Northern Alliance, suzerainty and ISIS' competing hold over territory.
It's very funereal and chilling that we have been deprived of the ecstasy flowing from our legislative suzerainty by needless political brinksmanship and impetuous excrescences.
He tried to seize the suzerainty of Tangir but was killed by Raja Sifat Bahadur, another contender for the throne.
However the Administration of World Bank, under the suzerainty of the USA, has failed to take any tangible action to fulfil its responsibility of being mediator.
However the puppet administration of World Bank, under the suzerainty of the USA, has failed to take any tangible action to fulfil its responsibility of being mediator.
Born in Srinagar in 1922 at a time when Kashmir was ruled by the Dogras under the suzerainty and protection of British colonial power, Mr Buch was an observer and a direct participant of Kashmiris' struggle for freedom since its inception in its modern form in 1931.
The decision, he added, demonstrates that the north of Cyprus, despite being under Ankara's suzerainty, nevertheless has an independent judiciary.
By the sixteenth century and again in the nineteenth century, northern Yemen was controlled in the cities by the Ottoman Empire and in tribal areas by the Zaydi imam's suzerainty, the Ottoman Empire was dissolved in 1918, and Imam Yahya, leader of the Zaydi community, took power in the area that later became the Yemen Arab Republic (YAR), or North Yemen.
In 1901 a ruling was issued by Political Agent that Hunza and Nagar though under suzerainty of Kashmir but formed no part of Maharaja's territory.