absolute right

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English[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (US) IPA(key): /ˈæb.səˌlut ɹaɪt/, /ˌæb.səˈljut ɹaɪt/

Noun[edit]

absolute right (plural absolute rights)

  1. An unqualified right; a right to act or refuse to act that is at the sole discretion of the person possessing the right.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Philip Babcock Gove (editor), Webster's Third International Dictionary of the English Language, Unabridged (G. & C. Merriam Co., 1976 [1909], ISBN 0-87779-101-5), page 6