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birthright

noun [C usually singular] uk   /ˈbɜːθ.raɪt/  us   /ˈbɝːθ-/
something that you believe you deserve to have because of your family situation or social class, or because you believe it is your right as a human being: Some men see well-paid, powerful jobs as their birthright. Americans see freedom of expression as their birthright.
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