in (one's) own right

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in (one's) own right

Through one's own talents or efforts. His father was a hall-of-famer, and he's a pretty good basketball player in his own right.
See also: own, right

in one's own right

Through one's own skills or qualifications, as in He's a fine violinist in his own right, or She has a fortune in her own right. This term originally alluded to a legal title or claim, as in She was queen in her own right, but has been used more loosely since about 1600.
See also: own, right

in your own ˈright

because of your own skills, qualifications, work, etc. and not because of other people: She is the daughter of a world-famous actor but this prize will make her famous in her own right.
See also: own, right

in (one's) own right

Through the force of one's own skills or qualifications.
See also: own, right