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exclusive right


a right reserved exclusively by a particular person or group (especially a hereditary or official right)


attribute noun (attributes of people and objects)


exclusive rights

Type of:

right » abstraction » conception » idea

Original source:

Princeton WordNet

Definition references


Exclusive right

a de facto, non-tangible prerogative existing in law to perform an action or acquire a benefit and to permit or deny others the right to perform the same action or to acquire the same benefit. A "prerogative" is in effect an exclusive right. The term... (45 of 463 words)

en​.wikipedia​.org​/wiki​/Exclusive right


power | powered [past tense] | powering [present participle] | powers [3rd-person singular present] | exclusive right [law] | exclusive rights [plural, law] | powre [obsolete, sense-specific] | energy [synonym, sense-specific] | force [synonym, sense-specific] | ...

[countable] Capability or influence. | [uncountable] Physical force or strength. | Control, particularly legal or political (jurisdiction). | [uncountable] Electricity or a supply of electricity. | [uncountable, physics] A measure of the rate of doing ... (31 of 301 words, 13 definitions, 12 usage examples, pronunciations)


Collins Dictionary:


an exclusive privilege or right exercised by a person or group of people holding a particular office or hereditary rank | any privilege or right | a ... (25 of 440 words, 4 definitions, 9 usage examples, pronunciation)



prerogative | appanage [synonym, sense-specific] | birthright [synonym, sense-specific] | right [synonym, sense-specific] | call [similar, sense-specific] | dibs [similar, sense-specific] | due [similar, sense-specific] | entitlement [similar, sense-specific] | perquisite [similar, sense-specific] | ...

an exclusive or special right, power, or privilege: as ; one belonging to ... | a distinctive excellence (17 of 285 words, 2 definitions, pronunciations)


Oxford Dictionary:

prerogative | royal prerogative

a right or privilege exclusive to a particular individual or class | the right of the sovereign, which in British law is theoretically subject to no ... (25 of 175 words, 5 definitions, 3 usage examples, pronunciation)


Random House Dictionary:

prerogative | precedence [obsolete, synonym, sense-specific]

an exclusive right, privilege, etc., exercised by virtue of rank, office, or the like. | a right, privilege, etc., limited to a specific person or to ... (25 of 96 words, 6 definitions, 3 usage examples, pronunciation)


American Heritage Dictionary:

prerogative | prerogatived [adjective, related]

An exclusive right or privilege held by a person or group, especially a hereditary or official right. | The exclusive right and power to command, ... (24 of 93 words, 4 definitions, 1 usage example, pronunciation)


Cambridge Dictionary:

prerogative [formal]

something which some people are able or allowed to do or have, but which is not possible or allowed for everyone (21 of 72 words, 3 usage examples, pronunciations)


New World Dictionary:


a prior or exclusive right or privilege, especially one peculiar to a rank, class, etc. | a distinctively superior advantage | [obsolete] priority or ... (22 of 58 words, 4 definitions, pronunciation)


Macmillan British Dictionary:

prerogative [countable, formal] | prerogatives [plural]

a right that a particular person or group has (9 of 44 words, 1 usage example, pronunciation)


Britannica Encyclopedia:

right [political philosophy]

portion of the political spectrum associated with conservative political thought. The term derives from the seating arrangement of the French ... (20 of 68 words)


Columbia Encyclopedia:


in politics, the more conservative groups in the political spectrum, in contrast to the radical left and the liberal center. The designation stems ... (23 of 59 words)


Encarta Dictionary:

prerogative | prerogatives [plural]

an exclusive privilege or right enjoyed by a person or group occupying a particular rank or position | a privilege or right that allows a particular ... (25 of 145 words, 5 definitions, pronunciation)

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