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animal rights

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Definition of animal rights in English:

plural noun

The rights of animals to live free from human exploitation and abuse: [as modifier]: animal rights activists
More example sentences
  • Charges of cruelty and animal exploitation may also be pressed, animal rights activists said.
  • They outlined their position in opposition to the actions of animal rights activists.
  • But animal rights activists say the march will be dominated by those opposed to a ban on fox hunting.

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