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 (ĭn-āl′yə-nə-bəl, -ā′lē-ə-)
That cannot be transferred to another or others: inalienable rights.

in·al′ien·a·bil′i·ty n.
in·al′ien·a·bly adv.
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Adv.1.inalienably - in an inalienable manner; "this property is held inalienably"
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And, besides," he continued, with a fastidious sensibility, inalienably characteristic of the man," it would not be fit nor beautiful to go
n 1: real property held inalienably (as by an ecclesiastical corporation) [syn: dead hand]
All of this National Trust land is held inalienably and in perpetuity for preservation.
Conversation-analytic schemes generally, by characterizing discourse as a species of cooperative and interactional behavior, have construed conversational coherence as an inalienably social mode of meaning.
In German, the external possession construction is generally obligatory when the affected body part is inalienably possessed; the extension of the action to its owner is inevitable under such circumstances.
As fathers, men incessantly have to make their children their own by means of payments, since the maternal matrix of procreation is inalienably the dominant one.
Specifically, Saxon (1991: 509) observes that the sentences necessitate a coreferential reading either because they involve "in some sense one's own action on an inalienably possessed object" (as in [69a]-[69d]) or because they involve "unique entities identified by possessed NPs" (as in [69e] and [69f]).
In (1b) and (2b), we must understand the eyes and the foot as being inalienably possessed by the individuals indicated by the 3rd person pronouns.
They think of themselves as owning and (indeed) belonging to the land, as holding it inalienably and communally by descent groups under the leadership of their chiefs.
That is, no local entitlements are mechanistically and inalienably acquired, no matter how stable might be the rules under which they may be received and, in turn, passed on.
The possessor of an inalienably possessed noun is necessarily affected by what happens to its part and is therefore relevant to the event.
This is not because a culture is inalienably the meanings or plays of sign-substitutions a people themselves give it, but because it is their history.