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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)

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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. This hospital is an advanced critical care center in its own right.
(Definition of in your own right from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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