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natural right

noun
1.
any right that exists by virtue of natural law.
Origin
1680-1690
1680-90
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Examples from the web for natural right
  • We have no natural right to intrude on other peoples' planets.
  • Possession and/or ownership of land are transmitted from generation to generation of the same family as a natural right.
  • Having a meaningful say in the use of our local environment should be a natural right.
  • He is merely exercising a natural right in going as he chooses to con tract his labor to earn a living.
  • Courts have held that to be effective, the noncustodial parent's natural right of visitation must be frequent and regular.

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