Meaning of “in your own right” in the English Dictionary

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"in your own right" in British English

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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.

(Definition of “in your own right” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"in your own right" in American English

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in your own right

also in its own right

because of your own ability, effort, or situation and not because of anyone or anything else:

Her husband has money, but she’s wealthy in her own right.

(Definition of “in your own right” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)