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Definition 1: a right based in law - [noun denoting attribute]

(legal right is a kind of ...) an abstract idea of that which is due to a person or governmental body by law or tradition or nature

"they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights" "Certain rights can never be granted to the government but must be kept in the hands of the people" "a right is not something that somebody gives you; it is something that nobody can take away"

(... is a kind of legal right ) the legal right to resume possession (a right that was reserved when a former possession was parted with)

(... is a kind of legal right ) (banking) the legal right of a bank to seize deposited funds to cover a loan that is in default

(... is a kind of legal right ) a legal right (not explicitly provided in the United States Constitution) to be left alone; the right to live life free from unwarranted publicity

(... is a kind of legal right ) the legal right to sit as a member in a legislative or similar body

"he was elected to a seat in the Senate"

(... is a kind of legal right ) (law) the exercise of the legal right to enjoy the benefits of owning property

"we were given the use of his boat"

(... is a kind of legal right ) a legal right to use and derive profit from property belonging to someone else provided that the property itself is not injured in any way

(... is a kind of legal right ) the right granted by a court to a parent (or other relative) who is deprived of custody of a child to visit the child on a regular basis

(... is a kind of legal right ) a document granting exclusive right to publish and sell literary or musical or artistic work

(... is a kind of legal right ) the legal right to take possession of real estate in a peaceable manner

(... is a kind of legal right ) in probate law: the legal right of a surviving spouse to elect to take either what the deceased spouse gave under the will or the share of the estate as set forth by statute

(... is a kind of legal right ) the right of a defendant to have a court use its subpoena power to compel the appearance of material witnesses before the court

(... is a kind of legal right ) the right of married persons to the enjoyment of association and sympathy and confidence and domestic happiness and the comfort of living together and eating meals at the same table and profiting from joint property right and the intimacies of domestic relations

(... is a kind of legal right ) the legal right in a prison for the inmate and spouse to have sexual intercourse

(... is a kind of legal right ) the right of a government to seize or appropriate something (as property)

(... is a kind of legal right ) an established or recognized right

"a strong legal claim to the property" "he had no documents confirming his title to his father's estate" "he staked his claim"

(... is a kind of legal right ) the right of the state to take private property for public use; the Fifth Amendment that was added to the Constitution of the United States requires that just compensation be made

(... is a kind of legal right ) a statutory right or privilege granted to a person or group by a government (especially the rights of citizenship and the right to vote)

(... is a kind of legal right ) the right granted by a patent; especially the exclusive right to an invention

(... is a kind of legal right ) the right to hold property; part of an ancient hierarchical system of holding lands

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