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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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By and large, it is a positive right and it might contribute to the expansion of other positive fights.
Next, I will draw upon Sossin to demonstrate that the distinction between positive rights and negative freedoms is not a simple or straightforward one.
Our constitutional system, however, is notoriously lax in recognizing positive rights to state-funded resources.
Faced with the question of whether to read these rights generously or narrowly, and given that the Court had accorded a generous interpretation to every other positive right in the language area to come before it, Bastarache J.
Could this section have been drafted with the deliberate intention of leaving open the interpretation that the rights to life, liberty and security of the person actually encompass the positive right to be given the material means of sustaining one's life or achieving financial security, as well as the traditional negative right not to be killed?
Sales have been generally positive right from the time we started selling the iPad 2.
If the fetus as a positive right to squat on what would ordinarily be considered the mother's private property (her womb), then the nine months could be turned to nine or even ninety years, without any change in principle whatsoever.
We're just trying to stay positive," Samuel said, "and the clubhouse is very positive right now.
Nancy said: "He was in an enormous amount of pain but stayed positive right until the end and always put others first.
We all wanted to win the whole thing but I'm just staying positive right now and I'm feeling good.
GOAL THREAT: Marlon Harewood, Peter Lovenkrands and Kevin Nolan GOAL THREAT: Marlon Harewood, Peter Lovenkrands and Kevin Nolan LET'S be positive right from the start.
We hired several new sales personnel in October and their efforts look positive right now.