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Prerogative

Pre`rog´a`tive
n.1.
1.An exclusive or peculiar privilege; prior and indefeasible right; fundamental and essential possession; - used generally of an official and hereditary right which may be asserted without question, and for the exercise of which there is no responsibility or accountability as to the fact and the manner of its exercise.
An unconstitutional exercise of his prerogative.
- Macaulay.
2.Precedence; preëminence; first rank.
Then give me leave to have prerogative.
- Shak.
Prerogative Court
(Eng. Law) a court which formerly had authority in the matter of wills and administrations, where the deceased left bona notabilia, or effects of the value of five pounds, in two or more different dioceses.
Prerogative office
the office in which wills proved in the Prerogative Court were registered.
- Blackstone.
Noun1.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"

PREROGATIVE, civil law. The privilege, preeminence, or advantage which one person has over another; thus a person vested with an office, is entitled to all the rights, privileges, prerogatives, &c. which belong to it.

PREROGATIVE, English law. The royal prerogative is an arbitrary power vested in the executive to do good and not evil. Rutherf. Inst. 279; Co. Litt. 90; Chit. on Prerog.; Bac. Ab. h.t.

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