alienable

  

Definition

Capable of being taken away or transferable. Right of ownership of a property is alienable but the fundamental civil, human, and natural rights are inalienable.

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  • Having your possessions taken away is alienable, but it is inalienable to take away your natural rights. Every individual has the right to practice their God given rights because of free will.

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  • The alienable rights transferred directly with the transfer of ownership of the property as the responsible party can only reasonably be one entity.

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  • The rights were alienable, so they were not set in stone and could be taken away very quickly if the government wanted.

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