HyperDic: legal_right

English > 1 sense of the expression legal right:
NOUNattributelegal righta right based in law
English > legal right: 1 sense > noun 1, attribute
MeaningA right based in law.
Narrowercompulsory processThe right of a defendant to have a court use its subpoena power to compel the appearance of material witnesses before the court
conjugal rightThe right of married persons to the enjoyment of association and sympathy and confidence and domestic / domestic happiness and the comfort of living together and eating meals at the same table and profiting from joint property right and the intimacies of domestic / domestic relations / relations
conjugal visitation right, conjugal visitationThe legal right in a prison for the inmate and spouse to have sexual intercourse
copyright, right of first publicationA document granting exclusive right to publish and sell literary or musical or artistic work
eminent domainThe right of the state / state to take private property for public use
franchise, enfranchisementA statutory right or privilege granted to a person or group by a government (especially the rights of citizenship and the right to vote)
patent rightThe right granted by a patent / patent
preemption, pre-emptionThe right of a government to seize or appropriate something (as property)
right of electionIn probate law
right of entryThe legal right to take possession of real estate in a peaceable manner
right of offset(banking) the legal right of a bank to seize deposited funds to cover a loan that is in default
right of privacyA legal right (not explicitly provided in the United States Constitution) to be left alone
right of re-entryThe legal right to resume possession (a right that was reserved when a former possession was parted with)
seatThe legal right to sit as a member in a legislative or similar body
tenure, land tenureThe right to hold property
title, claimAn established or recognized right
use, enjoyment(law) the exercise of the legal right to enjoy / enjoy the benefits of owning property
usufructA legal right to use and derive profit from property belonging to someone else provided that the property itself is not injured in any way
visitation rightThe right granted by a court to a parent (or other relative) who is deprived of custody of a child to visit the child on a regular basis
BroaderrightAn abstract idea of that which is due to a person or governmental body by law or tradition or nature
Spanishderecho legal

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