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Sovereign

1. A gold coin in the United Kingdom. It has a face value of one British pound, but because it is made of gold, its actual value far exceeds one pound. Investors use sovereigns as bullion coins.

2. See: Sovereignty.
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and Brazilian peoples, and I believe all Latin American peoples, to have the prospect that we are not far away from being able to build a new standard of relations amongst nations, to be able to discuss freely and sovereignly about how rich countries can help poorer countries to develop, and more important than all of that, to assure that democracy will be the reason why the benefits of wealth, the building of wealth itself, and the social benefits that the people need, can fully justify the hard fight to win democracy in our continent.
The contracting authority sovereignly choose whether to retain one or more additional services offered in its award decision.
What is to be made of these for those who perceive God as sovereignly choosing to control everything?
Rothkopf is not exactly being honest in that last sentence above; the battle is indeed about redistribution of wealth--and sovereignly and power.
19) Pinckaers, Sources of Christian Ethics 243-46 and 337: "If freedom consisted wholly in a choice between contraries and was possessed sovereignly by our will alone, then each of our actions was held fixed in the instant of choice and separated from all the actions preceding or following it.
In retrospect, he notes that the periods of apostolic, post apostolic, and medieval missions had been sovereignly opened and closed.
Hence the sovereignly good because sovereignly Powerful being, must also be sovereignly just"; Emile 1, OC 4: 288; Emile 4, OC 4:588-9 (Bloom tr.