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divine right

SEE DEFINITION OF divine right
  • as ineminent domain
  • as inmajesty

Synonyms for divine right

  • angary
  • lawful authority
  • legal authority
  • legitimacy
  • right of eminent domain
  • rightful authority
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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR DIVINE RIGHT

The one claims a divine right to rule in the person of the Pope because he is Pope.

The fact that you ask proves a Divine right to have what you ask for.

Proponents of the Ancien Régime.Dynasties (divine right monarchs).

In his mind the Divine right of peers was firmly established.

A divine right (if any) is here granted to both—to the Bourbon, and to the Corsican.

And that is what they were, under the divine right of a king to rule men.

She had not even the indefinable freshness that is the divine right of youth.

It would have to reign by divine right, like the Jesuits in Paraguay.

English landlordism was based on the idea of divine right of property.

She knew that he was a king among men by divine right of inherent power.

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR DIVINE RIGHT

eminent domain

noungovernments right to acquire private property for public use
  • angary
  • divine right
  • lawful authority
  • legal authority
  • legitimacy
  • right of eminent domain
  • rightful authority
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