exclusive right

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Noun1.exclusive right - a right reserved exclusively by a particular person or group (especially a hereditary or official right); "suffrage was the prerogative of white adult males"
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"
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)
privilege of the floor - the right to be admitted onto the floor of a legislative assembly while it is in session
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The American company was to have the exclusive right of supplying the Russian posts with goods and necessaries, receiving peltries in payment at stated prices.
A power "to promote the progress of science and useful arts, by securing, for a limited time, to authors and inventors, the exclusive right to their respective writings and discoveries."
To promote the Progress of Science and useful Arts, by securing for limited Times to Authors and Inventors the exclusive Right to their respective Writings and Discoveries;
We should like, also, to discuss with you the drawing up of a contract for a term of years, say ten, during which we shall have the exclusive right of publishing in book-form all that you produce.
DP World has accused a Chinese firm of causing the Djibouti government to revoke its exclusive right to run the Doraleh Container Terminal.
It gives the owner the exclusive right against unauthorized copying or imitation of the design.
The exclusive right on the RIA, as a creative work result, primarily has its author.
Under the 1960 Indus Water Treaty, Pakistan has exclusive right over three of the common rivers -- Indus, Jhelum and Chenab -- while India has exclusive right over Sutlej, Ravi and Beas.
Under the 1960 Indus Water Treaty, Pakistan has exclusive right over three of the common rivers-Indus, Jhelum and Chenab-while India has exclusive right over Sutlej, Ravi and Beas.
Adelaide Polsinelli, senior executive broker at Besen & Associates, Inc., Platinum Team, has been awarded the exclusive right to sell the property at 5 East 44th Street, steps from Grand Central, in Manhattan's always bustling midtown east neighborhood.
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The new ten-year agreement assigns Qingdao Mesnac the exclusive right to assemble, distribute and rebuild Farrel Banbury mixers within the People's Republic of China.