misspelling of prerogative
A hereditary or official right or privilege.
A right, or power that is exclusive to a monarch etc, especially such a power to make a decision or judgement.
A right, generally.
A property, attribute or ability which gives one a superiority or advantage over others; an inherent advantage or privilege; a talent.
Having a hereditary or official right or privilege.
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.
‘The two faculties that are the prerogative of man - the powers of abstraction and imagination.’; ‘An unconstitutional exercise of his prerogative.’;
Precedence; preëminence; first rank.
‘Then give me leave to have 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’;
a right or privilege exclusive to a particular individual or class
‘in some countries, higher education is predominantly the prerogative of the rich’;
the right of the sovereign, which in British law is theoretically subject to no restriction.
a faculty or property distinguishing a person or class
‘it's not a female prerogative to feel insecure’;
arising from the prerogative of the Crown (usually delegated to the government or the judiciary) and based in common law rather than statutory law
‘the monarch retained the formal prerogative power to appoint the Prime Minister’;
In law, a prerogative is an exclusive right bestowed by a government or state and invested in an individual or group, the content of which is separate from the body of rights enjoyed under the general law. It was a common facet of feudal law.