Definition of droit in English:

droit

noun

Law
historical
  • A right or due.

    • ‘But the paradox that I'd like to submit for discussion is the following: it is this deconstructible structure of law, or if you prefer of justice as droit, that also insures the possibility of deconstruction.’
    entitlement, prerogative, privilege, advantage, due, birthright, liberty, authority, authorization, power, licence, permission, dispensation, leave, consent, warrant, charter, franchise, sanction, exemption, immunity, indemnity
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Origin

Late Middle English: from Old French, based on Latin directus ‘straight, right, direct’.

Pronunciation

droit

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