What is another word for prerogative?

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[ pɹɪɹˈɒɡətˌɪv], [ pɹɪɹˈɒɡətˌɪv], [ p_ɹ_ɪ_ɹ_ˈɒ_ɡ_ə_t_ˌɪ_v]

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How to use "Prerogative" in context?

The word "prerogative" is derived from the Latin word "prærogativa," meaning a power or privilege conferred by a superior without the usual formality. Prerogative powers are those that come directly from a sovereign, usually acting through ministers. A prerogative right is an inherent right possessed by a person or organization, which cannot be taken away except by a legal process. Examples of prerogatives include the right to govern, the right to declare war, and the right to make law.

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