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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.
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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.

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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
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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.
Bedside Dream Dictionary by Silvana Amar Copyright © 2007 by Skyhorse Publishing, Inc.
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Soon put right SIGNED OFF: Jon Keats finishes off Brian Epstein's name on the wall in the Cavern Club Picture: GAVIN TRAFFORD SUCCESS: Epstein with the Fab Four
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That was the first visual, but immediately after we sat down I noticed the error and skewed the flag mast and it was put right," Chidambaram told ANI.
Investor put rights have been around venture transactions for years for the express purpose of providing a way out of an investment with no liquidity event in near site.
Assuming that no other holders exercise their upcoming put right, following the exchange around USD32.5m in aggregate principal amount at maturity of the 2023 notes and USD49.5m in aggregate principal amount at maturity of the 2024 notes will be outstanding.
A LOT of you and a lot of people at BT have been in touch since my tale last week of trying to get anybody to put right something they had put wrong.
The challenge put to me was that if I put right those things which I had done wrong, I would be better able to stretch out a hand to others.'
"We have all kind of things that need improvement, but they can be put right. What we should keep in mind in [planning for the future] is that the financial services industry is under great pressure for geographic dispersion.
The booklet aims to put right the many misconceptions the Bank feels it unfairly suffers from.
Because of the put right, holders accept lower interest rates than on other bonds.
And in series like Quantum Leap, Time Travelers, and The Twilight Zone, Bakula and others "strive to put right what once went wrong" by interrupting the assassinations of Lincoln and Kennedy, preventing Hitler's rise to power, or rescuing the Titanic.
Primrose, the title character, whose family endures many trials--including the loss of most of their money, the seduction of one daughter, the destruction of their home by fire, and the vicar's incarceration--before all is put right in the end.