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I think we’ve got right on our side (=we are morally right).
Do children of that age really know the difference between right and wrong?
Workers’ rights are practically non-existent in many clothing factories here.
legislation providing equal employment rights for women
the right to political asylum
After the way you’ve been treated, you have every right to complain.
You have no right to come barging in here like that.
What gives you the right to talk to me in that high-handed way?
I hear that she sold the motion-picture rights to her book for a substantial sum.
Could people in the front row move a little to the right?
Her house is on the right of the street.
It’s the second door on your right.
As we climbed, we saw a row of mountains to our right.
The Secretary has been attacked by the Right for her views on school vouchers.
I wasn’t stealing – these things are mine by right.
Her father’s a well-known author, but she’s an excellent writer in her own right.
We’ll worry about the rights and wrongs of the situation in the morning.
This is the American English definition of right. View British English definition of right.
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