Sovereignty is a web-based strategy game written in Java. It aims to work similarly to the Dominion and Utopia games, but with its own twists.
The quality or state of being sovereign, or of being a sovereign; the exercise of, or right to exercise, supreme power; dominion; sway; supremacy; independence; also, that which is sovereign; a sovereign state; as, Italy was formerly divided into many sovereignties.
A government has sovereignty if it has authority over all that occurs within the state and its authority is not restricted by any authority outside it.
The supreme authority of an independent nation or state. Glossary.
The power of independent self-government.
The concept that a nation has complete autonomy to determine its own policies. There is no higher authority that dictates the decisions of a nation-state.
In the sovereignty/free will debate, the term signifying God's omnipotence or all-powerfulness.
means a government has the right, at least in principle, to do whatever it liks in its own territory (also see state)
Political power; Authority of rule.
Ultimate, supreme power in a state; in the United States, sovereignty rests with the people.
Sovereignty refers to the power, and the right to exercise that power of self-government that all independent countries have. They can exercise the power of the state without asking permission from another state.
The unchallenged rule, power and autonomy of God. The Creator is sovereign in that no one can successfully challenge His supremacy.
The independence of the American People, as a whole: National sovereignty. Do not confuse with or use state sovereignty or states' rights, which refers to dividing up the nation.
government free from external control
royal authority; the dominion of a monarch
Supreme and absolute authority within territorial boundaries
The possession of legal control and governance over a specific geographic territory. Sovereignty once rested in the body of the monarch, who possessed supreme power over his or her kingdom. In the modern context, sovereignty has been located in nation-states. Globalization has been understood by many scholars as having complicated and undermined the sovereignty of nation-states. The growth in the political power of international organizations (e.g., United Nations, World Trade Organization) and the rise of non-governmental organizations has redistributed nation-state sovereignty to a multiplicity of sites and political levels (from local to global).
An independent state or nation over which no other nation has dominion or power.
to rule. In the case of Hawai`i, sovereignty refers to Native self-government and rule over its own lands and citizens, as opposed to American citizenship.
The principle that the state exercises absolute power over its territory, system of government, and population. Accordingly, the internal authority of the state supersedes that of all other bodies.
A nation or state's supreme power within its borders.
The possession or exercise of full control by a government over a territorial or geographical area or limit.
the exercise by a group of people of power or authority over territory and its citizens in the name of the people or a monarch or ruler
(1) the supreme power of a political body, (2) supreme political or governmental authority, (3) the power of independent action in all internal and external relations, (4) one that is sovereign, especially an independent or autonomous state or nation. [Note: It is within a defined geographic area that the exclusive right to exercise supreme authority is exercised, and this defines the modern notion of a "sovereign state."
Sovereignty is an internationally recognized concept. A basic tenet of sovereignty is the power of a people to govern themselves.
The power of a state to govern itself and to defend its own interests.
The premise that each state has complete authority and is the ultimate source of law within its own boundaries. It assumes the equality before the law fo all states and that each state has the right to protect its territory against any aggression or intervention.
the power of self-government, with political, social, economic and military independence from outside control
supreme authority over land or people.
the status of a nation and its people whereby they are independent and free to make political and economic decisions for that nation
Complete independence and self-government.
the authority of the state, based on recognition by other states and by nonstate actors, to govern matters within its own borders that affect its people, economy, security, and form of government (26)
the supreme authority in a political community; a modern state is said to be sovereign when it controls the instruments of justice (the courts) and the use of force (military and police powers) within geographical boundaries recognized by other states. (p. 531)
supreme and final authority or power in a government. In the United States, sovereignty rests with the people.
Sovereignty is the exclusive right to exercise supreme political (e.g. legislative, judicial, and/or executive) authority over a geographic region, group of people, or oneself.