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in politics, the more conservative groups in the political spectrum, in contrast to the radical leftleft,
in politics, the more radically progressive wing in any legislative body or party. The designation apparently originated in the French National Assembly of 1789, where the radicals were seated to the left of the presiding officer.
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 and the liberal centercenter,
in politics, a party following a middle course. The term was first used in France in 1789, when the moderates of the National Assembly sat in the center of the hall. It can refer to a separate party in a political system, e.g.
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. The designation stems from the seating of the nobility on the right side of the presiding officer in the French National Assembly of 1789. In some European legislative assemblies conservative members are still seated in that position.

What does it mean when you dream about being on the right?

In addition to its directional meaning, being on the right can also mean being correct (e.g., to be on the right side of a situation). Being at the right hand of God also says one is in the righteous place of good instead of evil. The right in a dream can also mean to stand up for one’s “rights” or “to right” (rectify) a wrong.


1. of, designating, supporting, belonging to, or relating to the political or intellectual right (see sense 39)
2. conservative or reactionary
3. Geometry
a. formed by or containing a line or plane perpendicular to another line or plane
b. having the axis perpendicular to the base
c. straight
4. the supporters or advocates of social, political, or economic conservatism or reaction, based generally on a belief that things are better left unchanged (opposed to radical or left)
5. Boxing
a. a punch with the right hand
b. the right hand


The right side of the brain is associated with fluid intelligence, nonverbal reasoning, and creativity. In your dream you may be concerned with direction or being right. Either way right usually has positive connotations. You may be sending messages to yourself that you are on a right path or doing the right thing.
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They could and should have made this announcement days ago when they submitted papers into court on the Virgin challenge and when it must have been blindingly obvious they were bang to rights.
Terry and Ferdinand both admitted, on oath, using offensive, insulting and/or abusive language to an opponent so the FA has them bang to rights.
If you're caught bang to rights with stolen goods all you have to do is say "It wasn't me, guv
You can argue all you want about the stupidity and ill-conceived case that the BHA brought - don't pursue any crooks unless you have them bang to rights.
Simon Hughes, Liberal Democrat constitutional affairs spokesman, said: "The police and the Crown Prosecution Service have been caught bang to rights.
The thief was caught bang to rights and I even managed to recover the handbag although the barrister's credit cards were missing.
They are hardly likely to hold up their hands and say: 'Okay guv, you've got me bang to rights.
With the defendant looking bang to rights, things suddenly look up when Carly arrives.