"a rightful inheritance"
true(a), lawful, rightful(a)(adj)
having a legally established claim
"the legitimate heir"; "the true and lawful king"
By right, by law.
Who shall pull this sword from the stone is rightful king of England.
righteous; upright; just; good; -- said of persons
consonant to justice; just; as, a rightful cause
having the right or just claim according to established laws; being or holding by right; as, the rightful heir to a throne or an estate; a rightful king
belonging, held, or possessed by right, or by just claim; as, a rightful inheritance; rightful authority
The aboriginal people had a rightful entitlement to their land.Submitted by MaryC on March 15, 2020
The numerical value of rightful in Chaldean Numerology is: 5
The numerical value of rightful in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2
Examples of rightful in a Sentence
Turkey is the main consumer of the oil stolen from its rightful owners, Syria and Iraq. According to information we've received, the senior political leadership of the country - President Erdogan and his family - are involved in this criminal business, maybe I'm being too blunt, but one can only entrust control over this thieving business to one's closest associates.
We have to take a rightful place as leaders in space. We can't let that go.
Bear in mind this sacred principle, that though the will of the majority is in all cases to prevail, that will to be rightful must be reasonable; that the minority possess their equal rights, which equal law must protect, and to violate would be oppression.
Each of these fossils represents a culturally and scientifically important artifact looted from its rightful owner.
(The) Government is looking into it, and they are competent and should take this forward. If she agrees and they find her rightful parents, this should definitely be done.
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