right of asylum
the right of refugees to protection or nonextradition in a country or its embassy.
the right of a nation to extend such protection.
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“I do believe that the buck stops here, that I cannot rely upon public opinion polls to tell me what is right. I do believe that right makes might and that if I am wrong, 10 angels swearing I was right would make no difference.”
Origin of right of asylum
First recorded in 1855–60
Words nearby right of asylum
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