reserved power


noun

a political power that a constitution reserves exclusively to the jurisdiction of a particular political authority.

Nearby words

  1. reserve tranche,
  2. reserve-grade,
  3. reserved,
  4. reserved list,
  5. reserved occupation,
  6. reserved word,
  7. reservedly,
  8. reservist,
  9. reservoir,
  10. reservoir bag

Origin of reserved power

First recorded in 1825–35

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