perogative vs prerogative : Common Errors in English

About perogative vs prerogative

“Prerogative” is frequently both mispronounced and misspelled as “perogative.” It may help to remember that the word is associated with PRivileges of PRecedence.

prerogative Meaning(s)

  • (n) a right reserved exclusively by a particular person or group (especially a hereditary or official right)

perogative in News

  • Preston agency airs concerns about zoning rules

    Preston Redevelopment Agency members expressed concerns Wednesday that some zoning rules could discourage developers but the agency’s chairman affirmed the Planning and Zoning Commission’s perogative to make such regulations.
    on June 14, 2013 Source: The Norwich Bulletin

prerogative in News

  • McCaskill to block astronaut's promotion over sexual assault case

    After meeting recently with Lt. Gen. Susan Helms, McCaskill planned to announce today that she will invoke her Senate prerogative to prevent Helms' Senate confirmation as vice commander of the Air Force Space Command.
    on June 7, 2013 Source: Stars and Stripes

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