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Definición de “right” en inglés

right

adjective, adverb  /rɑɪt/ us  

right adjective, adverb (CORRECT)

correct, true, or exact: He said the trip would take two hours and he was absolutely/exactly right. My watch has stopped – do you have the right time? Ellen is the right person for the job. She got every answer right.

right adjective, adverb (SUITABLE)

suitable or desirable, or as it should be: [+ to infinitive] He thought the time was right to expand his new business. That hat looks just right on you.

right adjective, adverb (HEALTHY)

[not gradable] healthy, or working correctly: I haven’t felt right all day.

right adjective, adverb (MORAL RULE)

[not gradable] considered fair or morally acceptable by most people: It isn’t right to tell a lie.

right

adjective  /rɑɪt/ us  

right adjective (WISE)

having or showing good judgment; wise: [+ to infinitive] The president was right to veto that bill. I think we reached the right conclusion.

right

noun  /rɑɪt/ us  

right noun (LEGAL OPPORTUNITY)

social studies [C] your opportunity to act and to be treated in particular ways that the law promises to protect for the benefit of society: civil/human rights You have a right to a trial by jury. [+ to infinitive] Patients have a right to keep their medical records confidential. The dispute is over fishing rights.

right noun (POLITICS)

politics & government [U] political groups that believe in limited government and economic controls, private ownership of property and wealth, and traditional social attitudes

right

adjective, adverb, noun [C/U]  /rɑɪt/ us  

right adjective, adverb, noun [C/U] (DIRECTION)

the side of the body opposite the side that contains the heart, or the direction that is the opposite of left: Most people throw a ball with their right hand. Our house is on the right. [C] After you go over the bridge, make a right (= turn to the right).

right

exclamation  /rɑɪt/ us  

right exclamation (AGREEMENT)

used to express agreement with someone or to show that you have understood what someone has said: "Robert, be sure to pick up Susan on your way home." "Right."

right

adverb [not gradable]  /rɑɪt/ us  

right adverb [not gradable] (EXACTLY)

exactly; just: I’m too busy to talk right now but I’ll get back to you later. He sat right behind me. I’ll be right back (= I will return very soon).
(Definition of right from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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