Definitions for "PREROGATIVE"
A sovereign's right to do wrong.
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.
special exclusive powers, as for example, the powers that are vested only in the presidency and not in the legislature. The exclusive powers of a monarch are referred to as the royal prerogative.
Keywords:  minence, precedence, rank, first
Precedence; preƫminence; first rank.