in·alien·able /in-'āl-yə-nə-bəl, -'ā-lē-ə-/ adj: incapable of being alienated, surrendered, or transferred
in·alien·abil·i·ty /-ˌāl-yə-nə-'bi-lə-tē, -ˌā-lē-ə-/ n
in·alien·ably adv

Merriam-Webster’s Dictionary of Law. . 1996.

I adjective incapable of being conveyed, incapable of being sold, incapable of being transferred, nontransferable, not able to be conveyed, quod abalienari non potest, secured by law, unable to be bought, unable to be disposed of, unforfeitable, untouchable associated concepts: inalienable lands, inalienable rights II index absolute (conclusive), indefeasible, rightful, unalienable

Burton's Legal Thesaurus. . 2006

Not able to be taken away or given up without consent of the possessor.

The Essential Law Dictionary. — Sphinx Publishing, An imprint of Sourcebooks, Inc. . 2008.

Not transferable; impossible to take away.
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Nolo’s Plain-English Law Dictionary. . 2009.

adj. Of property, that it cannot be sold or assigned; of rights, that they cannot be abrogated.

Webster's New World Law Dictionary. . 2000.

Not subject to sale or transfer; inseparable.

Dictionary from West's Encyclopedia of American Law. 2005.

Not subject to sale or transfer; inseparable.

Short Dictionary of (mostly American) Legal Terms and Abbreviations.


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  • inalienable — [in āl′yən ə bəl] adj. [Fr inaliénable: see IN 2 & ALIENABLE] that may not be taken away or transferred [inalienable rights] inalienability n. inalienably adv …   English World dictionary

  • Inalienable — In*al ien*a*ble, a. [Pref. in not + alienable: cf. F. inali[ e]nable.] Incapable of being alienated, surrendered, or transferred to another; not alienable; as, in inalienable birthright. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Inalienable — Saltar a navegación, búsqueda a. Que no se puede enajenar, es decir, ni transmitir, ni ceder, ni vender legalmente. b. Lo que no se puede enajenar válidamente. Como los derechos naturales, y las cosas que están fuera del comercio. Obtenido de… …   Wikipedia Español

  • inalienable — adjetivo 1. (antepuesto / pospuesto) Que no se puede negar o quitar: Te estoy hablando del inalienable derecho a decidir sobre tu propia vida. 2. Que no se puede ceder ni vender legalmente: Los bienes eclesiásticos y los mayorazgos eran… …   Diccionario Salamanca de la Lengua Española

  • inalienable — Inalienable. adj. de tout genre. Qui ne se peut aliener. Le Domaine de la Couronne est inalienable …   Dictionnaire de l'Académie française

  • inalienable — (adj.) 1640s, from IN (Cf. in ) (1) not, opposite of + alienable (see ALIENATE (Cf. alienate)). Related: Inalienably; Inalienability …   Etymology dictionary

  • inalienable — [adj] absolute, inherent basic, entailed, inbred, inviolable, natural, nonnegotiable, nontransferable, sacrosanct, unassailable, untransferable; concept 535 Ant. acquired, alienable, changeable, impermanent, transitory …   New thesaurus

  • inalienable — (Del lat. inalienabĭlis). adj. Que no se puede enajenar …   Diccionario de la lengua española

  • inalienable — ► ADJECTIVE ▪ unable to be taken away from or given away by the possessor. DERIVATIVES inalienability noun inalienably adverb …   English terms dictionary

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