in your own right Meaning in Cambridge English Dictionary
Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

Meaning of "in your own right" - English Dictionary

See all translations

in your own right

If you have a position in your own right, you have earned it or got it by yourself and not because of anyone else: She's a millionaire in her own right.
Translations of “in your own right”
in Chinese (Traditional) 依靠自己的能力, 根據自己的權利, 憑自己的資格…
in Chinese (Simplified) 依靠自己的能力, 根据自己的权利, 凭自己的资格…
(Definition of in your own right from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

Definitions of “in your own right” in other dictionaries

Word of the Day
follow

If you follow a particular person on Twitter� (= a website where people can publish short remarks or pieces of information), you choose to see the messages that that person posts (= publishes) on the website.

Word of the Day

July 4th, Bastille Day, and the language of revolution.
July 4th, Bastille Day, and the language of revolution.
by Liz Walter,
July 01, 2015
With America’s Independence Day on the 4th and France’s Bastille Day on the 14th, July certainly has a revolutionary theme, so this blog looks at words and phrases we use to talk about the dramatic and nation-changing events that these days celebrate. In particular, it focuses on one of the most important

Read More 

burger noun
burger noun
June 29, 2015
a menu on a computer screen comprising three short parallel horizontal lines which the user clicks to see options Definitely use a burger. You could put the settings in the burger menu too. Fix the settings to the bottom of the burger menu and use a vertically scrolling contact list that scrolls behind

Read More