in its own right

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Definition of in its own right

: because of its own special qualities and not because of a connection with something else Though it's based on a best-selling novel, the movie is great in its own right.

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“In its own right.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/in%20its%20own%20right. Accessed 26 Nov. 2020.

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