absolute right

noun

Legal Definition of absolute right

: an unqualified right : a legally enforceable right to take some action or to refrain from acting at the sole discretion of the person having the right

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“Absolute right.” Merriam-Webster.com Legal Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/legal/absolute%20right. Accessed 28 Jan. 2022.

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