inalienable inalienable  /ɪ ˈneɪl jə nə bəl/

Definition(s):

  1. (adj) incapable of being repudiated or transferred to another
  2. (adj) not subject to forfeiture

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. But the Attorney General's office points to one inalienable right, the right to marry.
  2. And if rights are inalienable, they exist whether the patient is aware of them or not.
  3. But the Attorney General's office points to one inalienable right, the right to marry.

News

  • Review: 'His Girl Friday' still a crackling good story

    Clattering typewriters, jangling telephones and a haze of cigarette smoke, once journalism's inalienable backdrop, can no longer be found in any newsroom on Earth. But those who crave a glimpse into the era when a word-slinger’s scoop could tear up Page One can find it at "His Girl Friday" at La Jolla Playhouse.
    on June 8, 2013     Source: Los Angeles Times

Quotes

  1. In the Declaration of Independence, Thomas Jefferson described the fundamental truth of politics: namely that all individuals are "endowed by their creator with certain inalienable Rights, that among these are life, liberty, and the pursuit of...
    on Feb 26, 2004 By: Thomas Jefferson Source: GOPUSA

  2. "The Sharifs can return to Pakistan unhindered," Chief Justice Iftikhar Muhammad Chaudhry said. "They had an inalienable right to return and remain in the country as citizens of Pakistan. Their safe return will not be restricted or hampered...
    on Aug 23, 2007 By: Iftikhar Mohammed Chaudhry Source: Times Online

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