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inalienable (adj) (of a right) not to be taken away.
The constitutions of most of the democratic countries guarantee certain rights to their citizens. They are basic to the democracies and cannot be taken away. Such rights are inalienable rights.
- According to the will which gave the property to Nichols, the property which he inherited is inalienable, that is, it cannot be sold to others.
- The right to speech and to information is inalienable to the citizen of any good democracy. They cannot be denied the right, whatever the circumstances.