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Key Words Used in Some Basic Principles of Government Studies

1. Prerogative – Official privilege or right.
2. Discretionary – Unrestrained.
3. Jurisdiction – Right of exercising authority.
4. Tribunal – A court of justice.
5. Inalienable – Cannot be taken away or transferred.
6. Phenomenon – Something extraordinary.
7. Servitude – Slavery, compulsory labour.
8. Accented – Given approval.
9. Homogenous – Not different, similar, etc.
10. Episodic – Contain in an episode.
11. Episode – Separate story.
12. Referenda – Measure passed by the legislature for final approval by the people.
13. Plebiscites – A vote of all people or society.
14 Alienation – Transferring to another or estranging.
15. Apathy – Indifference, insensibility, etc.
16. Continuum – To remain in continuation.
17. Dichotomy – Divided by pairs.
18. Normative – Subjective.
19. Synonymous – Having the same meaning.
20. A blank cheque – Not being specific.
21. Contingency – An event which may occur.

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