in its own right


in its 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 his own right, ↑in her own right

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in its own right
: because of its own special qualities and not because of a connection with something else

Though it's based on a best-selling novel, the movie is great in its own right.

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Main Entry:right

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • 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 its own right — because of what it is as such or in itself and independent of any other relationship …   Idioms and examples

  • 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 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 his 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 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 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

  • The Ego and Its Own — Infobox Book name = The Ego and Its Own title orig = Der Einzige und sein Eigentum translator = Steven T. Byington image caption = Cover of the 1993 Rebel Press edition author = Max Stirner illustrator = cover artist = Clifford Harper country =… …   Wikipedia

  • virtue is its own reward —    The knowledge that you have done the right thing, or that you have acted in a moral way, is sufficient reward and you should not expect more …   English Idioms & idiomatic expressions


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