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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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To any rational observer, immediate gun control legislation seems the most obvious measure to take in the short term - but even that could rightfully be regarded as treating the symptom rather than the problem.
"We used to have that - the determination to defend what is rightfully ours.
Twitter: @birminghammail Facebook: facebook.com/birminghammail Post: Birmingham Mail, 60 Church Street, Birmingham B3 2DJ I have misgivings about anyone who doesn't possess one, and decry those who try to force our children to disown what is rightfully theirs Robert Betteridge
He complained that the members of MSF-N were not given representation in either the party's Central Working Committee (CWC) or Central Executive Committee (CEC) PML-N's main decision-making bodies.We should be given what is rightfully ours, or we will take the MSF and create another party with its members," Abbasi threatened at one point, adding that the party senior leadership was accusing them of acting emotionally when they were only telling the truth as the senior leadership had itself asked them to.
'I hope the PNP would rightfully act on this even if it means turning over their own colleagues,' he added.
In recent days, Davis and her campaign have said Abbott "rightfully" sought monetary damages and called his injury tragic.
I REFER to Andy McDonald ER to Andy McDonald MP's letter 'Passengers deserve better.' .' He rightfully complains about the out of date and poor trains, and the PS100m paid in dividends to shareholders.He says that a Labour Government will cap annual rail fares and introduce the biggest railway reforms since the Tories botched privatisabotched privatisaT - tions.
Macedonia enjoys Italy's full support in its efforts to join NATO and the European Union, rightfully maintaining its position of strict observance of international law.
'Breaking' Bad has rightfully earned a place in the 2014 Guinness Book of World Records for a remarkable feat!
Further, the company said that its sponsor Energy Corporation of America (ECA) granted the waiver that allowed it more time to market the Royalty NPI which ECA can rightfully buy at the appraised value if those are not been sold by mentioned date.
Her boyfriend rightfully thinks she's fantastic, and so do the majority of people.
Following the election of the new academicians, Sonja Kramarska comments for Utrinski Vesnik that the ordinary mortals rightfully expect them and the university community to show the path when the society wanders off.