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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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The great Jackie Carr was generally regarded as an inside forward but also played on the right, while, over 100 years ago, England right-winger Fred Pentland was a top Boro star.
Right-wingers, by contrast, tended to want more controls on immigration.
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Cast your mind back, McClaren never had a genuine right-winger during his reign.
There was an early exchange of penalty goals between the kickers after right-winger Martin Freeman had rounded off seven minutes of opening pressure by Stour with their first try.
Benitez is going to sound out Rovers with an opening offer as he looks for an out-and-out right-winger.
Mr Ancram said he had concluded "realistically and without rancour" that he did not have the support of enough MPs, in a move widely seen as a boost to right-winger Dr Liam Fox.
As if hypnotised, Benitez immediately glazes over and responds, robot fashion: "We need a centre-back and w e need a right-winger Fine.
Skinner was a fan of the three-sided Racecourse because, as a right-winger, he never had anybody to abuse him when Wrexham were shooting towards the Kop.
I have been labeled a "homophobe" and an "intolerant right-winger" because I do not celebrate her lifestyle.
But four Eurosceptic supporters of right-winger David Davis have declared for Europhile Kenneth Clarke.