appanage

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1
as in privilege
something granted as a special favor use of the grounds was just one appanage he bestowed upon the caretakers of his estate

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2
as in right
something to which one has a just claim wealthy people who believe that political power is their natural appanage

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“Appanage.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/appanage. Accessed 12 Apr. 2024.

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