in his own right


in his own right
adverb
by reason of one's own ability or ownership etc.
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she's a rich woman in her own right rather than by inheritance

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an excellent novel in its own right

Syn: ↑in one's own right, ↑in her own right, ↑in its own right

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • in his own right — due to himself alone, by himself …   English contemporary dictionary

  • in his own right — A phrase which excludes acquisition in a clearly representative capacity. Sigler v Sigler, 98 Kan 524, 158 P 864 …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • own right — noun by title vested in yourself or by virtue of qualifications that you have achieved a peer in his own right a leading sports figure in his own right a fine opera in its own right • Hypernyms: ↑title, ↑claim …   Useful english dictionary

  • in its own right — adverb by reason of one s own ability or ownership etc. she s a rich woman in her own right rather than by inheritance an excellent novel in its own right • Syn: ↑in one s own right, ↑in his own right, ↑in her own right * * * in its own right :… …   Useful english dictionary

  • in your own right — in (your) own right because of your own ability or effort. His whole family were writers, but he became even more famous in his own right. This hospital is an extremely advanced critical care center in its own right …   New idioms dictionary

  • in her own right — adverb by reason of one s own ability or ownership etc. she s a rich woman in her own right rather than by inheritance an excellent novel in its own right • Syn: ↑in one s own right, ↑in his own right, ↑in its own right …   Useful english dictionary

  • in its own right — adv. in one s own right, in his own right, due to one s own ability, due to himself alone, by himself …   English contemporary dictionary

  • in one's own right — adverb by reason of one s own ability or ownership etc. she s a rich woman in her own right rather than by inheritance an excellent novel in its own right • Syn: ↑in his own right, ↑in her own right, ↑in its own right * * * phrasal : by title… …   Useful english dictionary

  • in own right — in (your) own right because of your own ability or effort. His whole family were writers, but he became even more famous in his own right. This hospital is an extremely advanced critical care center in its own right …   New idioms dictionary

  • in one's own right — adverb As a consequence of ones own skill, qualification or state, rather than that of another His parents are wealthy, but he is a millionaire in his own right …   Wiktionary


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