Translation of "right" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary


noun (MORALLY ACCEPTABLE) 合乎道德的 uk us /raɪt/

[ U ] what is considered to be morally good or acceptable

Your conscience should tell you the difference between right and wrong. 凭你的良知应该能够分清是非。
in the right

If you are in the right, what you are doing is morally or legally correct.


[ C ] the claim which a person or animal has to be treated in a fair, morally acceptable or legal way, or to have the things that are necessary for life

She campaigned for women's rights during the 1960s. 20世纪60年代,她参加了争取妇女权利的运动。
Everyone has a right to education. 人人都享有受教育的权利。
She has no more right to a company car than I have (= She does not deserve one more than I do). 她并不比我更有权利要求公司配车。
[ + to infinitive ] You're not my boss, so what right (= authority) have you got to criticize me? 你又不是我的老板,你有什么资格批评我?
You have every right (= You have a good reason) to complain. 你完全有理由抱怨。
within your rights

If you are within your rights to do something, you are legally allowed to do it

I think I'm quite within my rights to demand a full refund. 我认为我完全有权利要求全额退款。
rights [ plural ]

the legal authority over who may use a book or film

He has acquired the film rights to the book (= He is allowed to make a film of the book). 他已经取得了将这本书拍成电影的制片权。

new shares for a particular company that have become available for existing shareholders to buy:

The company made a rights issue of one new share for every four held.
put/set sth to rights

to improve or correct something

The company needs over a million dollars to set its finances to rights. 这家公司需要100多万美元才可以使其财务重回正常轨道。

(Translation of “right noun (MORALLY ACCEPTABLE)” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)