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Princeton's WordNet

  1. birthrightnoun

    a right or privilege that you are entitled to at birth

    "free public education is the birthright of every American child"

  2. birthright, patrimonynoun

    an inheritance coming by right of birth (especially by primogeniture)

  3. birthrightnoun

    personal characteristics that are inherited at birth


  1. birthrightnoun

    something owed since birth, due to inheritance.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Birthrightnoun

    any right, privilege, or possession to which a person is entitled by birth, such as an estate descendible by law to an heir, or civil liberty under a free constitution; esp. the rights or inheritance of the first born


  1. Birthright

    The team finds a fugitive colony of Jaffa women, who must prey on other Jaffa to acquire symbiotes.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of birthright in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of birthright in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Examples of birthright in a Sentence

  1. Luis Grijalva:

    I've been here for 21 years, some ways I feel as American as anybody else who was born here but just that having that birthright, that being born here, just takes away so many opportunities for Luis Grijalva but also for everyone else who's on DACA.

  2. Edmund A. Opitz:

    There is a place for government in the affairs of men, and our Declaration of Independence tells us precisely what that place is. The role of government is to protect individuals in their God-given individual rights. Freedom is the natural birthright of man, but all that government can do in behalf of freedom is to let the individual alone, and it should secure him in his rights by making others let him alone.

  3. Marco Rubio:

    I mean, he used to be against birthright citizens -- or he used to be for birthright citizenship; now he says he's against it.

  4. James Russell Lowell:

    They talk about their Pilgrim blood, Their birthright high and holy A mountain-stream that ends in mud Methinks is melancholy.

  5. Jeffrey Rosen:

    With those two exceptions, everyone who was physically present in United States was thought to be under its jurisdiction, there are numerous The Supreme Court cases that reaffirm that understanding, and almost as importantly, there are lots of congressional statutes that assume birthright citizenship.

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    used of men; markedly masculine in appearance or manner
    • A. eminent
    • B. epidemic
    • C. butch
    • D. foreordained

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