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Definition 1: a right reserved exclusively by a particular person or group (especially a hereditary or official right) - [noun denoting attribute]

Samples where prerogative or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • suffrage was the prerogative of white adult males

Synonyms for prerogative in the sense of this definition

(prerogative is a kind of ...) an abstract idea of that which is due to a person or governmental body by law or tradition or nature

"they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights" "Certain rights can never be granted to the government but must be kept in the hands of the people" "a right is not something that somebody gives you; it is something that nobody can take away"

(... is a kind of prerogative ) (law) the privilege of using something that is not your own (as using another's land as a right of way to your own land)

(... is a kind of prerogative ) the right to be admitted onto the floor of a legislative assembly while it is in session

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