Definitions and translations for "divine right"

Definition of divine right

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1. 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.
The doctrine of the divine right of kings was enunciated by the Stuarts in Britain in the 16th century.
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English - French - divine right

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n. droit divin (m)

English - German - divine right

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Gottesgnadentum

English - Chinese - divine right

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神授的权力; 王权神授

English - Chinese - divine right

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神授的權力; 王權神授
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