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sovereign

(Absolute), adjective authoritative, chief, commanding, controlling, dominant, governing, hegemonic, hegemonical, imperial, influential, leading, master, most powerful, paramount, potent, powerful, predominant, prepotent, regent, regnant, reigning, royal, ruling, supreme

sovereign

(Independent), adjective at liberty, enjoying liberty, enjoying political independdnce, exempt from external authority, free, liberated, politically independent, removed from bondage, self-directing, self-governed, self-ruling, sui iuris, unattached, unbound, unconquered, uncontrolled, unrestricted, unsubjected, unvanquished
Associated concepts: sovereign right, sovereign states
See also: autonomous, dominant, free, government, independent, master, national, nonpartisan, omnipotent, paramount, powerful, predominant, superlative

SOVEREIGN. A chief ruler with supreme power; one possessing sovereignty. (q.v.) It is also applied to a king or other magistrate with limited powers.
     2. In the United States the sovereignty resides in the body of the people. Vide Rutherf. Inst. 282.

SOVEREIGN, Eng. law. The name of a gold coin of Great Britain of the value of one pound sterling.

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The addition of Jefferson's locations and seasoned management team strengthens and expands our presence in Texas as well as our ability to provide state-of- the-art financial products, technology, and unparalleled levels of personal service that our customers have come to expect," said Roy Salley, Chairman and CEO of Sovereign Bancshares.
Therefore, critical to improving sovereign creditworthiness will be smooth sailing in the upcoming debt auctions, in addition of course to continued positive trends in Brazil's balance of payments, inflation, and interest rates, as well as efforts to stem the recent slippage in public spending and the decline of the primary budget surplus.
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Sovereign has substantial experience working with ECAs in the European countries, and we are very pleased with our cooperation on this transaction.
We are pleased to have been selected as Rite Aid's sale/leaseback provider and to be aligned with such a premier drugstore brand," said Peter Mavoides, president and chief executive officer of Sovereign Investment Company.
Sovereign prides itself on its ability to provide sale/leaseback financing quickly, efficiently and reliably for our clients," said Peter Mavoides, president and chief executive officer of Sovereign Investment Company.
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