Noun(1) a right reserved exclusively by a particular person or group (especially a hereditary or official right
(1) No longer the prerogative of middle class matrons or ladies who lunch, a fabulous range of facilities is right here in Glasgow.(2) ├ö├ç├┐Foreign policy is the prerogative of the federal government,├ö├ç├û says the German constitution, and such has been the standard practice up to now.(3) But beyond the assertion of sovereign prerogative , there was also a thinly veiled message of contempt.(4) The honey seems extraordinarily expensive, but then sweetness was a prerogative of the rich until the eighteenth century.(5) That is entirely within Dr Smith's prerogative , and no one else's.(6) Furthermore, constitutions often specify that the conduct of foreign policy is the government's prerogative .(7) In contrast, the elegantly cultivated beard was long the prerogative of royalty and the privileged classes.(8) While this is perfectly within the government's prerogative , student leaders as well as the ousted members feel the Liberals acted without justification.(9) Power can be responsible, strong government can be democratic, and presidential prerogative can be constitutional.(10) Leisure, they insisted, should remain the prerogative of the rich.(11) The selection of candidates is a jealously guarded prerogative of the constituencies.(12) In the circumstances, I would refuse the applications for prerogative writs.(13) With the usual prerogative of the wealthy classes, he tended to choose doctors with a reputation for having studied some topics in greater detail than usual.(14) Collecting, however, is not the prerogative of the rich.(15) The prerogative to nominate federal judges, including justices to the U.S. Supreme Court, is an important presidential power.(16) Inconsistency, after all, is the indispensable prerogative of great powers.
(1) prerogative :: prerogatief
1. entitlement ::
2. right ::
3. privilege ::
4. advantage ::
5. due ::
6. birthright ::
Different Formsprerogative, prerogatives
English to Afrikaans Dictionary: prerogative
Meaning and definitions of prerogative, translation in Afrikaans language for prerogative with similar and opposite words. Also find spoken pronunciation of prerogative in Afrikaans and in English language.
Tags for the entry "prerogative"
What prerogative means in Afrikaans, prerogative meaning in Afrikaans, prerogative definition, examples and pronunciation of prerogative in Afrikaans language.