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 Meanings and Examples of BIRTHRIGHT
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birthright
 n.  a right or privilege that you are entitled to at birth; personal characteristics that are inherited at birth
Classic Sentence:
1  Colours and beauties so far subdued were, at least, the birthright of all.
Return of the Native By Thomas Hardy
Get Context   In BOOK 1: 1 A Face on Which Time Makes but Little Impression
2  Evidently, I thought, this tendency had increased till Industry had gradually lost its birthright in the sky.
The Time Machine By H. G. Wells
Get Context   In V
3  A few slight indications of a rather petted and capricious manner, which I observed in the Beauty, were manifestly considered, by Traddles and his wife, as her birthright and natural endowment.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER 59. RETURN
4  The city was at her birthright fte in the persons of hundreds of her best citizens, men and women whose names and lives stand for the virtues that make for honourable civic pride.
Up From Slavery: An Autobiography By Booker T. Washington
Get Context   In Chapter XV.
Example Sentence:
1  Freedom of speech is every American's birthright.
2  Americans see freedom of expression as their birthright.