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prerogative

(noun) A right reserved exclusively by a particular person or group (especially a hereditary or official right).

Synonyms: exclusive right, perquisite, privilege

Usage: The whole substance of human authority was centered in the simple doctrine of royal prerogative, the origin of which was always traced in theory to divine institution.
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prerogative
Definition: (noun) A right reserved exclusively by a particular person or group (especially a hereditary or official right).
Synonyms: exclusive right, perquisite, privilege
Usage: The whole substance of human authority was centered in the simple doctrine of royal prerogative, the origin of which was always traced in theory to divine institution.
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prerogative
Definition: (noun) A right reserved exclusively by a particular person or group (especially a hereditary or official right).
Synonyms: exclusive right, perquisite, privilege
Usage: The whole substance of human authority was centered in the simple doctrine of royal prerogative, the origin of which was always traced in theory to divine institution.
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I have always used that word to explain a choice...it was my prerogative to choose
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pre·rog·a·tive (prĭ-rŏg′ə-tĭv)
n.
1. An exclusive right or privilege held by a person or group, especially a hereditary or official right. See Synonyms at right.
2. The exclusive right and power to command, decide, rule, or judge: "Encyclicals became direct exercises of papal prerogative" (Garry Wills).
adj.
Of, arising from, or exercising a prerogative.
[Middle English, from Old French, from Latin praerogātīva, feminine of praerogātīvus, asked first, from praerogātus, past participle of praerogāre, to ask before : prae-, pre- + rogāre, to ask; see reg- in Indo-European roots.]
pre·rog′a·tived adj.
American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright © 2016 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
prerogative (prɪˈrɒɡətɪv)
n
1. an exclusive privilege or right exercised by a person or group of people holding a particular office or hereditary rank
2. any privilege or right
3. (Government, Politics & Diplomacy) a power, privilege, or immunity restricted to a sovereign or sovereign government
adj
having or able to exercise a prerogative
[C14: from Latin praerogātīva privilege, earlier: group with the right to vote first, from prae before + rogāre to ask, beg for]
Collins English Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged, 12th Edition 2014 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1994, 1998, 2000, 2003, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2014
pre•rog•a•tive (prɪˈrɒg ə tɪv, pəˈrɒg-)

n.
1. an exclusive right, privilege, etc., exercised by virtue of rank, office, or the like.
2. a right, privilege, etc., limited to a specific person or to persons of a particular category.
3. a power, immunity, or the like restricted to a sovereign government or its representative.
4. Obs. precedence.
adj.
5. having or exercising a prerogative.
[1350–1400; Middle English < Latin praerogātīvus (adj.) voting first, praerogātīva (n. use of feminine adj.) tribe or century with right to vote first. See pre-, interrogative]
syn: See privilege.
Random House Kernerman Webster's College Dictionary, © 2010 K Dictionaries Ltd. Copyright 2005, 1997, 1991 by Random House, Inc. All rights reserved.
privilege, prerogative - A privilege is a right that may be extended to a group or a number of people; a prerogative is a right that, customarily, is vested in a single person.
See also related terms for privilege.
prerogative - Comes from Latin praerogare, "ask before others," and came to mean "right to precedence, privilege."
See also related terms for privilege.
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Noun 1. prerogative - a right reserved exclusively by a particular person or group (especially a hereditary or official right); "suffrage was the prerogative of white adult males"
exclusive right, perquisite, privilege
right - 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"- Eleanor Roosevelt; "a right is not something that somebody gives you; it is something that nobody can take away"
easement - (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)

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prerogative (n.)
"special right or privilege granted to someone," late 14c. (in Anglo-Latin from late 13c.), from Old French prerogative (14c.), Medieval Latin prerogativa "special right," from Latin praerogativa "prerogative, previous choice or election," originally (with tribus, centuria) "unit of 100 voters who by lot voted first in the Roman comita," noun use of fem. of praerogativus (adj.) "chosen to vote first," from praerogere "ask before others," from prae "before" (see pre-) + rogare "to ask, ask a favor," apparently a figurative use of a PIE verb meaning literally "to stretch out (the hand)," from root *reg- "move in a straight line."
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prerogative

Definition: (noun) A right reserved exclusively by a particular person or group (especially a hereditary or official right).
Synonyms: exclusive right, perquisite, privilege
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