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Not subject to being taken away from or given away by the possessor:‘the shareholders have the inalienable right to dismiss directors’
inviolable, absolute, sacrosanct, unchallengeable, unassailableuntransferable, non-transferable, non-negotiableinherentimprescriptible, indefeasibleView synonyms
- ‘We know what it is like to assert that the right to sovereignty, independence and unity is inalienable and indefeasible.’
- ‘Basic inalienable rights, due process, the sanctity of the home have been quickly compromised in a climate of fear.’
- ‘The rights protected by the constitution are inalienable and inviolable.’
- ‘The use of force to deprive peoples of their national identity constitutes a violation of their inalienable rights and of the principle of non-intervention.’
- ‘Many travelers feel upgrades are an inalienable right - along with life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness.’
- ‘This note was a promise that all men would be guaranteed the inalienable rights of life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness.’
- ‘The liberals of the nation rallied to laud her and condemn those who professed to defend their inalienable right to continue with this practice.’
- ‘The era of the inclusive, inalienable character of British subject status was over.’
- ‘It affirms human dignity and certain inalienable rights, although the application of these is often problematic in practice.’
- ‘Freedom from slavery remains an inalienable human right today - see Chapter 15.’
- ‘These are the inalienable rights of a young person, though they are too often infringed upon already.’
- ‘We must embrace as inalienable the rights of future generations to opportunities as good as or better than our opportunities of today.’
- ‘One of the inalienable rights of British subjects in 1840 was that their beliefs were to be respected.’
- ‘They deny children their basic inalienable human rights, and then they deny that there have been any breaches of the Convention on the Rights of the Child.’
- ‘I believe it is their inalienable right to speak out.’
- ‘America is based upon each citizen's equal and inalienable right to life, liberty and property.’
- ‘Australians do not have an inalienable right to dependency, they have an inalienable right to a fair place in the real economy.’
- ‘He now realizes that it is a privilege, not an inalienable right, to play in the NFL.’
- ‘The US Declaration of Independence claims that all men have an inalienable right to life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness.’
- ‘Religious freedom is an inalienable right of humanity in my opinion and working toward a N.A.T.O. imposed law governing this principal would seem a huge step forward.’
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