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unalienable

adjective absolute, actual, certain, definite, fixed, imprescriptible, inalienable, incaaable of being surrendered, indefeasible, inviolable, lawful, prescriptive, privileged, rightful, unalterable, unimpeachable, untransferable
Associated concepts: unalienable rights

UNALIENABLE. The state of a thing or right which cannot be sold.
     2. Things which are not in commerce, as public roads, are in their nature unalienable. Some things are unalienable, in consequence of particular provisions in the law forbidding their sale or transfer, as pensions granted by the government. The natural rights of life and liberty are unalienable.

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For the first time in world history, a government would be founded on a written Constitution predicated on the consent of the governed and dedicated to the protection of the unalienable rights of man.
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All men are created equal, that they are endowed with certain unalienable rights: life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness.
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