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rightful

adjective
     
right‧ful [only before noun]
formal according to what is correct or what should be done legally or morally:
George sat at the head of the table, in his rightful place as their leader.
I'll return the money to its rightful owner.
the rightful heir to the throne
rightfully adverb:
I'm only claiming what is rightfully mine.

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