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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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13) These arguments, however, oversimplify the issue by failing to identify separate inquiries within positive right analysis.
Green and later many defenders of the welfare state, who believe that Locke failed to make room for positive rights, meaning rights to provisions from others, especially important to those who were not favored by circumstances, who were poor and needy.
Consumers obtaining cheap energy via a positive right will have little
And what's happening on Main Streets across America--but most particularly in the South and Midwest, the survey reveals--is largely positive right now.
When I launched Chic the response was so positive right from the start.
Is it not the case, the objector will say, that there is really no difference in principle between actively harming another person--the violation of a negative right--and passively failing to help a person--the violation of a positive right.
She suered terribly with the side eects of the transplant, yet she stayed so brave and positive right till the end.
However, that point aside, it's all rather positive right now at Newcastle United.
3) This is particularly true where the enforcement of a positive right involves the (re)allocation of economic resources.
Pratten claimed that the Legislature's failure to enact legislation to allow donor offspring to access biological information violates a "free-standing" positive right to "know one's past", as guaranteed by section 7 of the Charter.