Examples of birthright in a Sentence
the freedom that is our birthright
believed that the house was her birthright
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Robbed of his homeland as a baby, and of his father as an adolescent, Erik’s story is about the theft of his own birthright as both a member of the Wakandan royalty and an African man.
How does that message even square with Christ’s message of our inherent worth by birthright?
We are deeply offended at the LGBT community, gender-identity personnel, and any others for commandeering the civil rights birthright and using it to enact their agenda.
In 1941, a new law went into effect granting Puerto Ricans U.S. birthright citizenship.
This week’s development introduces Nathan Lane into the lair as Abraham Stern, a cunning manipulator out to recover, at whatever cost, the fortune that is his birthright.
Consider Issac and Esau, the biblical twin brothers tussling over their birthright, or for that matter, Cain and Abel sparring, or Joseph, tossed into a pit by his brothers who were jealous of his coat of many colors.
The civil rights museum records the oppression, cruelty and injustice inflicted on the African-American community, the fight to bring down Jim Crow and end segregation, to gain the right to vote and to achieve the sacred birthright of equality.
My birthright made certain things easier for my adoptive family, who never had to travel abroad to adopt me, deal with foreign courts and bureaucracies, or take steps to acquire my new citizenship.
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BIRTHRIGHT Defined for English Language Learners
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
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