in right of

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in right of

  1. (law) a power held as a consequence of another power, or held as a consequence of a relationship
    In right of her being president of the Board, she is also the chair of Board meetings.
    The husband held title to the land in right of his wife (see also jure uxoris).
  2. (law, government, often capitalized) jurisdiction of a person who is head of state of more than one state
    The Queen of Canada in Right of Quebec is suing the Queen of Canada in Right of Newfoundland.

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