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English definition of “right”

right

noun
 
/rɑɪt/
A2 [no plural] the right side of your body, or the direction towardthis side: You’ll find her in the second room on the right.
something that the law allows you to do: the right to vote
[no plural] morally good behavior: She knows the difference between right and wrong.
(Definition of right noun from the Websters Essential Mini Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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