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Word: inalienable

Definition: not to be taken away; nontransferable; Ex. inalienable rights


Sentences Containing 'inalienable'

A noun is called inalienable noun, if it must always have a possessed relationship with another noun.
After years of intensive lobbying by the Land Council, on 11 November 1983, Prime Minister Bob Hawke announced that the Federal Government intended to transfer inalienable freehold title to them.
Alienable possession is indicated by the suffix "-kte" or "-kate" on the possessor ("Kumaru-kte tahu" "Kumaru's spoon"), and inalienable possession by juxtaposition ("dinoxo kuʃ" "the girl's head", "ha kuʃ" "my head").
In a press conference held during the 1999 NMD celebrations, Queen declared masturbation and "right to orgasms" to be "inalienable constitutional right".
Inheritable, inalienable, and at times communal land grants were also gifted to small farmers and farmer's collectives.
The dowry was paid not only to support the establishment of a new household, but also served as a condition that if the husband committed grave offenses upon his wife, the dowry had to be returned to the wife or her family; but during the marriage, they were made inalienable by the husband.
The root cause of conflict in our country is the subversion of the nation's inalienable right to self-determination and this has yet to be addressed.
The two nouns are said to be in the inalienable possession relationship.
The word "mouth" is inalienable, since it is a part of the body.

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