serial rights

plural noun

Definition of serial rights

: a right created by a copyright to publish a manuscript or artistic work or production separately as a serial in a periodical

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First Known Use of serial rights

1879, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for serial rights

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“Serial rights.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/serial%20rights. Accessed 13 December 2019.

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