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Inalienable

Not subject to sale or transfer; inseparable.

That which is inalienable cannot be bought, sold, or transferred from one individual to another. The personal rights to life and liberty guaranteed by the Constitution of the United States are inalienable. Similarly, various types of property are inalienable, such as rivers, streams, and highways.

inalienable

adjective incapable of being conveyed, incapable of being sold, incapable of being transferred, nontransferable, not able to be conveyed, quod abalienari non potest, secured by law, unable to be bought, unable to be disposed of, unforfeitable, untouchable
Associated concepts: inalienable lands, inalienable rights
See also: absolute, conclusive, indefeasible, rightful, unalienable

INALIENABLE. This word is applied to those things, the property of which cannot be lawfully transferred from one person to another. Public highways and rivers are of this kind; there are also many rights which are inalienable, as the rights of liberty, or of speech.

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It is our pleasure to express to you and to the members of your esteemed Committee our profound thanks and sincere appreciation for your efforts and the immense role you are undertaking in defence of the legitimate rights of the brotherly Palestinian people and in empowering them to exercise their inalienable rights as well as promoting international awareness to achieve these noble goals.
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inalienable rights, on top of which the right to statehood and
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ISLAMABAD -- Chairman Senate Syed Nayyer Hussain Bokhari has called on world parliamentarians to raise their voice for the inalienable rights of the Palestinian people, including statehood.
New York -- Chairman Senate Syed Nayyer Hussain Bokhari has called on world parliamentarians to raise their voice for the inalienable rights of the Palestinian people, including statehood.
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He commended the Committee on the Inalienable Rights of the Palestinian People, stressing the need to empower the panel to be able to muster international support for the Palestinians to regain their inalienable rights and settle the Arab-Israeli conflict peacefully.
They (the West) should know that this nation will not retreat even an iota from its inalienable rights," he had said.
Remember--the United States of America is the only country in the world that bases its being on the sovereignty of the individual with inalienable rights as a gift from our creator.
Based on its revolutionary principles and goals, the Islamic Republic of Iran will never give up its inalienable rights and will not surrender to the bullying of despotic powers," Mohammad- Hossein Farhangi, a member of Iranian Majlis (parliament) Presiding Board, was quoted as saying on Saturday.