noun, International Law.
the privilege of a nation at war to search neutral ships on the high seas for contraband or other matter, carried in violation of neutrality, that may subject the ship to seizure.
right of search
the right of a belligerent to stop and search neutral merchant ships on the high seas in wartime
or right-of-way noun, plural rights of way, right of ways. 1. a common law or statutory right granted to a vehicle, as an airplane or boat, to proceed ahead of another. 2. a path or route that may lawfully be used. 3. a right of passage, as over another’s land. 4. the strip of land […]
adjective, Slang. 1. exactly right or to the point. 2. up-to-date; relevant: a right-on movie that shows conditions as they really are.
- Right out
Also, straight out. Plainly, without holding back, as in He told her right out that he couldn’t run for another term, or When Jan told us she wanted to study medicine, Dad said straight out that he couldn’t afford medical school.
- Right outer join