Definition of conjugal rights in English:

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conjugal rights

plural noun

The rights, especially to sexual relations, regarded as exercisable in law by each partner in a marriage.
Example sentences
  • Those rights and pleasures include the enjoyment of family life, the exercise of conjugal rights and the right to found a family.
  • In particular, the issue of conjugal rights for detained inpatients may be brought to the courts, especially for those in longer stay units.
  • That man was widely quoted all over New Zealand as advocating conjugal rights for inmates.

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Syllabification: con·ju·gal rights

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