rightful

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EtymologyEdit

From Middle English rightful, ryghtfull, riȝtful, from Old English *rihtfull (suggested by derivative unrihtfull (unrightful)), equivalent to right +‎ -ful.

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  • IPA(key): /ˈɹaɪtfəl/
  • Hyphenation: right‧ful

AdjectiveEdit

rightful

  1. By right; by law.
    Who shall pull this sword from the stone is rightful king of England.W

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