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rights of man British & World English

Rights held to be justifiably belonging to any person; human rights. The phrase is associated with the Declaration of the Rights of Man and of the Citizen, adopted by the French National Assembly in 1789 and used as a preface to the French Constitution of 1791

right-of-way man British & World English

A person who surveys and negotiates for a right of way, especially on behalf of a railway company.