Definition of Divine Right in English :

Define Divine Right in English

Divine Right meaning in English

Meaning of Divine Right in English

Pronunciation of Divine Right in English

Divine Right pronunciation in English

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Divine Right

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Noun

1. divine right, divine right of kings

the doctrine that kings derive their right to rule directly from God and are not accountable to their subjects; rebellion is the worst of political crimes

Example Sentences:
'the doctrine of the divine right of kings was enunciated by the Stuarts in Britain in the 16th century'

WordNet Lexical Database for English. Princeton University. 2010.


Divine Right

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n.
The doctrine that monarchs derive their right to rule directly from God and are accountable only to God.

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