birthright - definition and synonyms

noun [countable] [usually singular] 

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/ˈbɜː(r)θˌraɪt/
singularbirthright
pluralbirthrights
  1. 1
    a basic human right, or a right to have something because you are a citizen of a particular country

    A fair trial is the birthright of every British citizen.

  2. 2
    old-fashioned a right to own something as a member of a family