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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 ​advancedcriticalcarecenter in ​its own ​right.
(Definition of in your own right from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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