Inalienable meaning

ĭn-ālyə-nə-bəl, -ālē-ə-
The definition of inalienable is unable to be taken away or to be given to another.

The right to life and liberty are examples of rights that are described as inalienable.

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That may not be taken away or transferred.

Inalienable rights.

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Of property, that it cannot be sold or assigned; of rights, that they cannot be abrogated.
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(grammar) Of or pertaining to a noun belonging to a special class in which the possessive construction differs from the norm, especially for particular familial relationships and body parts.
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That cannot be transferred to another or others.

Inalienable rights.

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Incapable of being alienated, surrendered, or transferred to another; not alienable.

Inalienable right a right that cannot be given away.

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Origin of inalienable

  • Borrowed around 1645 from French inaliénable, from in- +‎ aliénable (“alienable”).

    From Wiktionary