states' righter

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states' right·​er | \ ˈstāts-ˈrī-tər How to pronounce states' righter (audio) \

Definition of states' righter

: a person who advocates strict interpretation of the U.S. constitutional guarantee of states' rights

First Known Use of states' righter

1861, in the meaning defined above

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“States' righter.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/states%27%20righter. Accessed 28 May. 2020.

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