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IN HIS OWN RIGHT

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does in his own right mean? 

IN HIS OWN RIGHT (adverb)
  The adverb IN HIS OWN RIGHT has 1 sense:

1. by reason of one's own ability or ownership etc.

  Familiarity information: IN HIS OWN RIGHT used as an adverb is very rare.


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IN HIS OWN RIGHT (adverb)


Sense 1in his own right [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

By reason of one's own ability or ownership etc.

Synonyms:

in her own right; in his own right; in its own right; in one's own right

Context examples:

she's a rich woman in her own right rather than by inheritance / an excellent novel in its own right


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