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right British & World English

Morally good, justified, or acceptable

out of the box British & World English

Used to refer to the immediate usability or functionality of a newly purchased product, typically an electronic device or a piece of software

the Right in right British & World English

A group or party favouring conservative views and supporting capitalist principles

eyes front British & World English

A military command to turn the head in the direction stated

tick all the boxes British & World English

Fulfil all the necessary requirements

stage left British & World English

On the left (or right) side of a stage from the point of view of a performer facing the audience

hang a left British & World English

Make a left (or right) turn

all right British & World English

Of a satisfactory or acceptable quality

of right British & World English

As a result of having a moral or legal claim or entitlement

right on British & World English

Used as an expression of strong support, approval, or encouragement

right-on British & World English

In keeping with fashionable liberal or left-wing opinions and values

too right British & World English

Used to express one’s enthusiastic agreement with a statement

Mr Right British & World English

The ideal future husband

she's right British & World English

That will be all right; don’t worry

right about British & World English

A right turn continued through 180° so as to face in the opposite direction

right angle British & World English

An angle of 90°, as in a corner of a square, or formed by dividing a circle into quarters

right back British & World English

A defender in soccer or field hockey who plays primarily in a position on the right of the field

right bank British & World English

The bank of a river, on the right as one faces downstream

Right Bank British & World English

A district of the city of Paris, situated on the right bank of the River Seine, to the north of the river. The area contains the Champs-Élysées and the Louvre

right brain British & World English

The right-hand side of the human brain, which is believed to be associated with creative thought and the emotions

right-click British & World English

Select an item in a graphical user interface by pressing the right-hand button of a mouse

right field British & World English

The part of the outfield to the right of the batter when facing the pitcher

right hand British & World English

The hand of a person’s right side

right stuff British & World English

The necessary qualities for a given task or job

right turn British & World English

A turn that brings a person’s front to face the way their right side did before

right whale British & World English

A baleen whale with a large head and a deeply curved jaw, of Arctic and temperate waters

right wing British & World English

The conservative or reactionary section of a political party or system

come right British & World English

Have a good outcome; end well

water right British & World English

The right to make use of the water from a stream, lake, or irrigation canal

human right British & World English

A right which is believed to belong to every person

mere right British & World English

A right to property with no right to possession

patent right British & World English

The exclusive right conferred by a patent

right enough British & World English

Certainly; undeniably

right-angled British & World English

Containing or being a right angle

right-footed British & World English

(Of a person) using the right foot more naturally than the left

right-handed British & World English

(Of a person) using the right hand more naturally than the left

right-hander British & World English

A right-handed person

right-hand man British & World English

An indispensable helper or chief assistant

right-minded British & World English

Having sound views and principles

miner's right British & World English

A licence to prospect and dig for gold or another mineral

do right by British & World English

Treat (someone) fairly

a right one British & World English

A silly or foolish person

right ascension British & World English

The distance of a point east of the First Point of Aries, measured along the celestial equator and expressed in hours, minutes, and seconds

right-hand drive British & World English

A motor-vehicle steering system with the steering wheel and other controls fitted on the right side, designed for use in countries where vehicles drive on the left side of the road

right of way British & World English

The legal right, established by usage or grant, to pass along a specific route through grounds or property belonging to another

Right Reverend British & World English

A title given to a bishop, especially in the Anglican Church

right-to-die British & World English

Pertaining to, expressing, or advocating the right to refuse extraordinary measures intended to prolong someone’s life when they are terminally ill or comatose

right triangle British & World English

A right-angled triangle


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