birthright

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noun birth·right \ˈbərth-ˌrīt\

Definition of birthright

  1. :  a right, privilege, or possession to which a person is entitled by birth

Examples of birthright in a sentence

  1. the freedom that is our birthright

  2. <believed that the house was her birthright>

1530

First Known Use of birthright

1530


BIRTHRIGHT Defined for English Language Learners

birthright

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noun birth·right \ˈbərth-ˌrīt\

Definition of birthright for English Language Learners

  • : a right that you have because you were born into a particular position, family, place, etc., or because it is a right of all people


BIRTHRIGHT Defined for Kids

birthright

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noun birth·right \ˈbərth-ˌrīt\

Definition of birthright for Students

  1. :  a right belonging to a person because of his or her birth



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