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right of search

n. pl. rights of search
The right of a warring nation to stop a neutral vessel on the high seas and search it for contraband.

right of search

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(Military) the right of a belligerent to stop and search neutral merchant ships on the high seas in wartime
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Noun1.right of search - the right of a belligerent to stop neutral ships on the high seas in wartime and search them
right - an abstract idea of that which is due to a person or governmental body by law or tradition or nature; "they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights"; "Certain rights can never be granted to the government but must be kept in the hands of the people"- Eleanor Roosevelt; "a right is not something that somebody gives you; it is something that nobody can take away"
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In addition, when users search for Magisto or other participating apps on Google, popular and aggregated user activity will be displayed to the right of search results.
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Unrestricted submarine warfare was necessitated by Allied perfidy in "adopting means that best served their interests, and in contravention of the London declaration and all previous customs of international law, the enemy nations arbitrarily manipulated the contraband rules of war by extending the right of search and seizure to include neutral vessels .