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English definition of “right”


adjective (CORRECT)    /raɪt/
A1 correct: You got three answers right and two wrong. I set the clock to the right time. "Is that Ms Kramer?" "Yes, that's right." Am I right in thinking (= is it true) that you will be at the conference? You're right to be annoyed - you've been treated very badly. You must put matters right (= make the situation better) by telling the truth. → Compare wrong adjectiveAccurate and exact A1 If you are right about something or someone, you are correct in your judgment or statement about it or them: You were right about Pete - he's a real troublemaker.Accurate and exact
(Definition of right adjective (CORRECT) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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