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in·al·ien·a·ble

 (ĭn-āl′yə-nə-bəl, -ā′lē-ə-)
adj.
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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inalienable

(ɪnˈeɪljənəbəl)
adj
not able to be transferred to another; not alienable: the inalienable rights of the citizen.
inˌalienaˈbility, inˈalienableness n
inˈalienably adv
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in•al•ien•a•ble

(ɪnˈeɪl yə nə bəl, -ˈeɪ li ə-)

adj.
not alienable; not transferable to another or capable of being repudiated: inalienable rights.
[1635–45]
in•al`ien•a•bil′i•ty, n.
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inalienable

, unalienable - Inalienable and unalienable are interchangeable for "unable to be taken away from or given away by the possessor."
See also related terms for interchangeable.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.inalienable - incapable of being repudiated or transferred to anotherinalienable - incapable of being repudiated or transferred to another; "endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable rights"
intrinsic, intrinsical - belonging to a thing by its very nature; "form was treated as something intrinsic, as the very essence of the thing"- John Dewey
alienable - transferable to another owner
2.inalienable - not subject to forfeiture; "an unforfeitable right"
indefeasible - not liable to being annulled or voided or undone; "an indefeasible right to freedom"; "an indefeasible claim to the title"
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inalienable

adjective sacrosanct, absolute, unassailable, inherent, entailed (Law), non-negotiable, inviolable, nontransferable, untransferable respect for the inalienable rights of people and nations
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Translations

inalienable

[ɪnˈeɪlɪənəbl] ADJinalienable
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inalienable

adj rightsunveräußerlich
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inalienable

[ɪnˈeɪlɪənəbl] adj (frm) (right) → inalienabile
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References in classic literature ?
He slapped old friends on the back and asked them if the stumps were coming away easily; he talked nonsense concerning labor and the inalienable rights of elephants to a long "nooning"; and, wandering to and fro, he thoroughly demoralized the garden till sundown, when he returned to his picket for food.
But when Kerchak spoke to her about it Kala threatened to run away from the tribe if they did not leave her in peace with the child; and as this is one of the inalienable rights of the jungle folk, if they be dissatisfied among their own people, they bothered her no more, for Kala was a fine clean-limbed young female, and they did not wish to lose her.
And publicly exhibited in the same city all the while; gilded, framed and glazed hung up for general admiration; shown to strangers not with shame, but pride; its face not turned towards the wall, itself not taken down and burned; is the Unanimous Declaration of the Thirteen United States of America, which solemnly declares that All Men are created Equal; and are endowed by their Creator with the Inalienable Rights of Life, Liberty, and the Pursuit of Happiness!
It is the Inalienable Right of some among them, to take the field after THEIR Happiness equipped with cat and cartwhip, stocks, and iron collar, and to shout their view halloa!
If he growled and showed his fighting fangs when they trespassed upon his inalienable rights to the fruits of his kills they felt no anger toward him--only greater respect for the efficient and the fit--for him who could not only kill but protect the flesh of his kill.
Even in our own country there are still philosophers who deny the principles asserted in the Declaration, as self-evident truths--who deny the natural equality and inalienable rights of man--who deny that the people are the only legitimate source of power--who deny that all just powers of government are derived from the consent of the governed.
inalienable rights; that among these are life, and the right to
All this enmity and passion had Pearl inherited, by inalienable right, out of Hester's heart.
Summary: New York (United Nations) -- The UN committee on the Exercise of the Inalienable Rights of the Palestinian People expressed gratitude to the Kingdom of Morocco for its contribution to the success of the UN African Meeting on the Question of Palestine, held last July in Rabat.
possesses--since 1948--a Charter of the inalienable rights of the human person, but, he says, it "has generally failed to insist sufficiently on corresponding duties.
The Declaration of Independence stated the now familiar theme: 'We hold these Truths to be self evident, that all Men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain inalienable Rights, that among these are Life, Liberty, and the Pursuit of Happiness.'"
[T]herefore what religious privileges we enjoy (as a minor part of the State) we enjoy as favors granted, and not as inalienable rights:...."