Portuguese translation of 'rightful'
1. (heir) legítimo
2. (place) justo, legítimo
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Example Sentences Including 'rightful'
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MILLIONS of people fail to claim their rightful tax credits and benefits because they are put off by the complexity of the system.Times, Sunday Times (2008)
Suppose a rightful heir to it should at any time appear, would you then resign the property to him?The Children of the New Forest (1847)
After a few days the vehicle was returned to its rightful owners.Broken Lives (1993)
He said: 'I wanted to return the watch to its rightful owner.The Sun (2009)
Let us keep blood, basically, in its rightful place.Times, Sunday Times (2014)
So I sent the package straight back to its rightful owner and all is well.The Sun (2010)
They are at odds over what each sees as her rightful place in your life.Times, Sunday Times (2011)
This is the police auction website for lost or stolen items when the rightful owner cannot be found.Times, Sunday Times (2013)
Froome is the rightful owner.The Sun (2016)
I'm far keener to have him in his rightful position in midfield.The Sun (2013)
A letter written by a dying mother to her young daughter has been returned to its rightful owner after being lost for 15 years.Times, Sunday Times (2016)
After the war thousands of complaints were made, alleging that it was failing in its task to track down rightful heirs.Times, Sunday Times (2014)
And, with the identity of the rightful owner disputed, it is again in the line of fire.Times, Sunday Times (2007)
I am confident that under his new leadership, the group will take up its rightful position as the best grocer in town.The Sun (2006)
I just want to get it back to its rightful owner.The Sun (2014)
It will be a hundred times better when she takes her rightful place as the elected leader of a free and democratic Burma.Times, Sunday Times (2007)
Photos of the stolen goods have been posted on pic sharing website Flickr by cops hoping to reunite them with their rightful owners.The Sun (2011)
Returning us to our rightful place will be the symbol of our success.Times, Sunday Times (2015)
The Belgrade museum is now closed amid Serb fears that its masterpieces may have to be returned to their rightful owners.Times, Sunday Times (2013)
We cannot stem the trade but we can certainly return items to their rightful owner.Times, Sunday Times (2011)
When she takes a trip to Mandalay, he asks her to return a mysterious artefact to its rightful owner.The Sun (2014)
Can it be that grammar is heading in the direction of seizing its rightful place?Times, Sunday Times (2013)
Let us now finally grace the feminine and give her her rightful place.Times, Sunday Times (2010)
Surely any plant that can lift our souls for a fleeting moment or two at this time of year earns a rightful place in our garden?Times, Sunday Times (2014)
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British English: rightful ADJECTIVE
If you say that someone or something has returned to its rightful place or position, they have returned to the place or position that you think they should have.
We have restored him to his rightful place as editor.
Translation of rightful from the Collins English to Portuguese Dictionary