assert+as+one's+right

  • 1 assert as one's right — index claim (demand) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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  • 2 right — I adj. 1) right about (to be right about smt.) 2) right in (you were right in assuming that) 3) right to + inf. (it was right of her to refuse = she was right to refuse) 4) right that + clause (it s not right that they should be treated in that… …

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  • 3 assert — [17] Assert comes ultimately from Latin asserere, which meant literally ‘join oneself to something’. It was a compound verb formed from the prefix ad ‘to’ and serere ‘join’ (source of English series and serial), and it came to take on various… …

    The Hutchinson dictionary of word origins

  • 4 assert — [17] Assert comes ultimately from Latin asserere, which meant literally ‘join oneself to something’. It was a compound verb formed from the prefix ad ‘to’ and serere ‘join’ (source of English series and serial), and it came to take on various… …

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  • 5 assert — 1 Assert, declare, profess, affirm, aver, protest, avouch, avow, predicate, warrant agree in meaning to state positively usually either in anticipation of denial or objection or in the face of it. Assert implies absence of proof: it usually… …

    New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • 6 Right — Right, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Righted}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Righting}.] [AS. rihtan. See {Right}, a.] 1. To bring or restore to the proper or natural position; to set upright; to make right or straight (that which has been wrong or crooked); to… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 7 Right to keep and bear arms — The right to keep and bear arms, RKBA, [ [http://acronyms.thefreedictionary.com/rkba What does RKBA stand for? Acronyms and abbreviations by the Free Online Dictionary.] ] or right to bear arms is the concept that people, individually or… …

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  • 8 Right of abode in Hong Kong — Demographics and Culture of Hong Kong Demographics …

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  • 9 Right of abode issue, Hong Kong — The issue of who has the right of abode in Hong Kong prompted a fierce debate at the end of the 20th century and tested the One Country, Two Systems policy in China. The debate erupted on 29 January 1999, when the Hong Kong Court of Final Appeals …

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  • 10 assert — 01. You shouldn t let people push you around so much. You really need to [assert] yourself a bit more. 02. [Assertive] people can sometimes be seen as overly aggressive. 03. Despite her repeated [assertions] that she was innocent, everyone was… …

    Grammatical examples in English

  • 11 Right to exist — The Right to exist is a bedrock principle of international law referring to the right of nations to exist. The classic phrasing is Every nation has the right to exist, and to protect and to conserve its existence. [The Declaration of the Rights… …

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  • 12 One Life to Live minor characters — The following are characters from the American soap opera One Life to Live who are notable for their actions or relationships, but who do not warrant their own articles and are not part of a notable minor family from the series.Hunter Atwood Zach …

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  • 13 assert — verb 1》 state a fact or belief confidently and forcefully. 2》 cause others to recognize (one s authority or a right) by confident and forceful behaviour.     ↘(assert oneself) behave or speak confidently and forcefully. Derivatives asserter (also …

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  • 14 To right a vessel — Right Right, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Righted}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Righting}.] [AS. rihtan. See {Right}, a.] 1. To bring or restore to the proper or natural position; to set upright; to make right or straight (that which has been wrong or crooked); to… …

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  • 15 To right the helm — Right Right, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Righted}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Righting}.] [AS. rihtan. See {Right}, a.] 1. To bring or restore to the proper or natural position; to set upright; to make right or straight (that which has been wrong or crooked); to… …

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  • 16 Palestinian right of return — The Palestinian right of return (Arabic: حق العودة Ḥaqq al ʿawda ; Hebrew: זכות השיבה zkhut hashivah ) is a political position or principle asserting that Palestinian refugees, both first generation refugees and their descendants, have a right to …

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  • 17 To take ground to the right — Take Take, v. t. [imp. {Took} (t[oo^]k); p. p. {Taken} (t[=a]k n); p. pr. & vb. n. {Taking}.] [Icel. taka; akin to Sw. taga, Dan. tage, Goth. t[=e]kan to touch; of uncertain origin.] 1. In an active sense; To lay hold of; to seize with the hands …

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  • 18 To take one's own course — Take Take, v. t. [imp. {Took} (t[oo^]k); p. p. {Taken} (t[=a]k n); p. pr. & vb. n. {Taking}.] [Icel. taka; akin to Sw. taga, Dan. tage, Goth. t[=e]kan to touch; of uncertain origin.] 1. In an active sense; To lay hold of; to seize with the hands …

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  • 19 To take upon one's self — Take Take, v. t. [imp. {Took} (t[oo^]k); p. p. {Taken} (t[=a]k n); p. pr. & vb. n. {Taking}.] [Icel. taka; akin to Sw. taga, Dan. tage, Goth. t[=e]kan to touch; of uncertain origin.] 1. In an active sense; To lay hold of; to seize with the hands …

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  • 20 Far right in the United Kingdom — Far right political groups have been in existence in the United Kingdom since the end of World War II, though earlier antecedents can be discerned in the fascist and anti Jewish movements of the 1930s. It went on to acquire more explicitly racial …

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