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right of way

also right-of-way (rīt′əv-wā′)
n. pl. rights of way or right of ways also rights-of-way (rīts′-) or right-of-ways (-wāz′)
1.
a. The right to pass over property owned by another party.
b. The path or thoroughfare on which such passage is made.
2. The strip of land over which facilities such as highways, railroads, or power lines are built.
3. The customary or legal right of a person, vehicle, or vessel to take a particular course while others defer.

right of way

n, pl rights of way
1. the right of one vehicle or vessel to take precedence over another, as laid down by law or custom
2. (Law)
a. the legal right of someone to pass over another's land, acquired by grant or by long usage
b. the path or road used by this right
3. US the strip of land over which a power line, railway line, road, etc, extends

right′ of way′


n., pl. rights of way, right of ways.
1. a common law or statutory right granted to a vehicle, as an airplane or boat, to proceed ahead of another.
2. a path or route that may lawfully be used.
3. a right of passage, as over another's land.
4. the strip of land acquired for use by a railroad for tracks.
5. land covered by a public road.
6. land over which a power line passes.
[1760–70]

right of way


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Held by the player(s) following the ball on its exact line, or at the smallest angle to it, and taking it on the offside. It is a foul for another player to cross or pull up in the right of way.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.right of way - the privilege of someone to pass over land belonging to someone else
easement - (law) the privilege of using something that is not your own (as using another's land as a right of way to your own land)
2.right of way - the right of one vehicle or vessel to take precedence over another
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"
3.right of way - the passage consisting of a path or strip of land over which someone has the legal right to pass
passage - a way through or along which someone or something may pass

right of way

noun
The act, condition, or right of preceding:
Translations
حَق الأولَويَّه في العُبورحَق مُرور عامحَقُّ الـمُرُورطَريق حَق مُرور عام
právo průchodupřednost v jízděveřejná cesta
forkørselsretret
etuajo-oikeusetuoikeuskäyttöoikeusrataoikeusrautatiealue
pravo prolaza
áthaladási elsõbbségútszolgalom
gata/stígur meî umferîarréttiréttur; eiga réttinnumferîarréttur
優先権
우선통행권통행 우선권통행권
prednosť v jazdeprejsť cez súkromný pozemokverejná cesta
företräde
สิทธิผ่านทาง
geçiş hakkıgeçiş haklı yolgeçiş önceliği
quyền được đi trước

right of way

n (across property) → diritto di accesso (Aut, YYY) (precedence) → precedenza

right

(rait) adjective
1. on or related to the side of the body which in most people has the more skilful hand, or to the side of a person or thing which is toward the east when that person or thing is facing north (opposite to left). When I'm writing, I hold my pen in my right hand.
2. correct. Put that book back in the right place; Is that the right answer to the question?
3. morally correct; good. It's not right to let thieves keep what they have stolen.
4. suitable; appropriate. He's not the right man for this job; When would be the right time to ask him?
noun
1. something a person is, or ought to be, allowed to have, do etc. Everyone has the right to a fair trial; You must fight for your rights; You have no right to say that.
2. that which is correct or good. Who's in the right in this argument?
3. the right side, part or direction. Turn to the right; Take the second road on the right.
4. in politics, the people, group, party or parties holding the more traditional beliefs etc.
adverb
1. exactly. He was standing right here.
2. immediately. I'll go right after lunch; I'll come right down.
3. close. He was standing right beside me.
4. completely; all the way. The bullet went right through his arm.
5. to the right. Turn right.
6. correctly. Have I done that right?; I don't think this sum is going to turn out right.
verb
1. to bring back to the correct, usually upright, position. The boat tipped over, but righted itself again.
2. to put an end to and make up for something wrong that has been done. He's like a medieval knight, going about the country looking for wrongs to right.
interjection
I understand; I'll do what you say etc. `I want you to type some letters for me.' `Right, I'll do them now.'
righteous (ˈraitʃəs) adjective
1. (of anger etc) justifiable. righteous indignation.
2. living a good moral life. a righteous man.
3. good; morally right. a righteous action.
ˈrighteously adverb
ˈrighteousness noun
ˈrightful adjective
proper; correct; that ought to be or has a right to be something. He is the rightful king of this country.
ˈrightfully adverb
It rightfully belongs to me, although she has it at the moment.
ˈrightly adverb
1. justly, justifiably; it is right, good or just that (something is the case). He was punished for his stupidity and rightly: Rightly or wrongly she refused to speak to him.
2. correctly; accurately. They rightly assumed that he would refuse to help.
ˈrightness noun
the state of being good or morally correct. They believe in the rightness of their cause.
righto, right-oh (raitˈou) interjection
right. Right-oh! I'll come now.
rights noun plural
the legal right given in return for a sum of money to produce eg a film from a book. He has sold the film rights of his new book to an American company.
right angle
an angle of ninety degrees, like any of the four angles in a square.
ˈright-angled adjective
having a right angle. a right-angled triangle.
ˈright-hand adjective
1. at the right; to the right of something else. the top right-hand drawer of my desk.
2. towards the right. a right-hand bend in the road.
ˌright-ˈhanded adjective
(of people) using the right hand more easily than the left, eg for writing. The majority of people are right-handed.
right wing
the members of a political party who hold more traditional opinions. He's on the right wing of the Labour Party.
adjective
(ˌright-ˈwing) (having opinions which are) of this sort.
ˌright-ˈwinger noun
by right(s)
rightfully. By rights, I ought to be in charge of this department.
get/keep on the right side of
to make (someone) feel, or continue to feel, friendly or kind towards oneself. If you want a pay rise, you'd better get on the right side of the boss.
get right
to understand, do, say etc (something) correctly. Did I get the answer right?
go right
to happen as expected, wanted or intended; to be successful or without problems. Nothing ever goes right for him.
not in one's right mind, not (quite) right in the head
(slightly) mad. He can't be in his right mind – making incredible suggestions like that!
put right
1. to repair; to remove faults etc in (something). There is something wrong with this kettle – can you put it right?
2. to put an end to or change (something that is wrong). You've made a mistake in that sum – you'd better put it right.
3. to put (a watch, clock etc) to the correct time.
4. to correct (someone who has made a mistake). I thought the meeting was at 2.30, but he put me right.
5. to make healthy again. That medicine will soon put you right.
put/set to rights
to put back into the correct order, state etc. The room was in a dreadful mess, and it took us the whole day to set it to rights.
right away
immediately; at once.
right-hand man
a person's most trusted and useful assistant.
right now
immediately.
right of way
1. the right of the public to use a path that goes across private property.
2. (ˌright-of-ˈway – plural ˈrights-of-ˈway) a road or path over private land, along which the public have a right to walk.
3. the right of one car etc to move first eg when crossing a cross-roads, or going round a roundabout. It was your fault that our cars crashed – I had right of way.
serve right
to be the punishment deserved by. If you fall and hurt yourself, it'll serve you right for climbing up there when I told you not to.

right of way

حَقُّ الـمُرُور právo průchodu forkørselsret Vorfahrtsrecht προτεραιότητα οχήματος preferencia de paso etuajo-oikeus droit de passage pravo prolaza precedenza 優先権 통행 우선권 voorrang forkjørsrett pierwszeństwo direito de passagem, prioridade право проезда företräde สิทธิผ่านทาง geçiş hakkı quyền được đi trước 可通行
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