in one's own right


in one's own right
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.


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  • 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 one's own right — ► in one s own right as a result of one s own claims, qualifications, or efforts. Main Entry: ↑right …   English terms dictionary

  • in one's own right — idi in one s own right, by reason of one s own ability, ownership, or qualifications …   From formal English to slang

  • in one's own right — as a result of one s own claims, qualifications, or efforts. → right …   English new terms dictionary

  • in one's own right — phrasal by virtue of one s own qualifications or properties …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • in one's own right — by his own merit …   English contemporary 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 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 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


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