prerogative

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A hereditary or official right or privilege
Having a hereditary or official right or privilege
A right, generally

The Shark Mutiny by Patrick Robinson - Fiction - 2002 - 512 pages Page 48 Ah, that's your prerogative as an Intelligence officer, Jimmy. But it's been your prerogative for weeks, months, and nothing has happened, as I told you it .

A right, or power that is exclusive to a monarch etc, especially such a power to make a decision or judgement
A property, attribute or ability which gives one a superiority or advantage over others; an inherent advantage or privilege; a talent
having superior rank or precedence
{n} a peculiar privilege, a just right
{i} right, privilege; preferential privilege of a particular group; special individual advantage or privilege; special quality that gives superiority; preemptive privilege or right
{s} result from a prerogative, exercising a prerogative
If something is the prerogative of a particular person or group, it is a privilege or a power that only they have. Constitutional changes are exclusively the prerogative of the parliament. a right that someone has, especially because of their importance or social position prerogative of (prérogative, from praerogativus , from rogare )
Having such a right
The exclusive right and power to command, decide, rule, or judge
A right or privilege which belongs to a person or legal entity by virtue of his rank, office, position or special characteristic which entitles him to precedence or the exercise of some power or advantage not granted to others
An exclusive or peculiar privilege; prior and indefeasible right; fundamental and essential possession; used generally of an official and hereditary right which may be asserted without question, and for the exercise of which there is no responsibility or accountability as to the fact and the manner of its exercise
Precedence; preëminence; first rank
a right reserved exclusively by a particular person or group (especially a hereditary or official right); "suffrage was the prerogative of white adult males"
prerogative court
In English law, a court through which the powers, privileges, and immunities reserved to the sovereign were exercised. Such courts were originally formed during the period when the sovereign's power was greater than the Parliament's. The Star Chamber, the High Commission, and the Court of Chancery all achieved importance in the 16th century. By the 17th century they were being challenged by the common law courts and competing political interests, and they were soon put out of business. See also Privy Council
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