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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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This subjective version of the notion of action guidance is the one that is being tacitly appealed to in defenses of subjectivism about rightness.
background, see Lund, Unbearable Rightness, supra note 3, at 1224-33.
Feltman underlined that the long-standing relations of understanding between the United States and Tunisia incited to draw inspiration from the rightness of views and approaches of Tunisian authorities regarding the future of the situation in the Midde East as part of an approach aimed to give a chance to the peace process.
Both sides in a potentially catastrophic dispute are utterly convinced of the rightness of their case.
We can pray for discernment, McEntyre writes, and "for love that trumps a sense of rightness and keeps us in conversation,"--The Editors
Ouyahia confirmed the rightness of the last decision to oblige the foreign companies, willing to launch trade activities in Algeria, to open 30% of their capitals.
Our pledge to these principles is constant, because we believe in their rightness.
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The intelligentsia loved him--the Che Gueverra of his age--and no one could possibly doubt the rightness of Italian unification although he had doubts about a monarchical Italy under Savoy.
We're so often caught up in the environmental rightness of buying organic, sustainable clothes (reducing pesticide use and water consumption, following fair trade values), that we sometimes forget that there's a purely selfish reason for getting planet-friendly T-shirts--the fabric is unbelievably soft.
What this also illustrates, however, is that we too readily accept the implied rightness of laws that "outlaw discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation.
Some foreign priests working in Britain tend to be too dogmatic about the church's moral rightness on just about everything," said Rev.