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civil rights Syllabification: civ·il rights
Pronunciation: /ˌsivil ˈrīts/

Definition of civil rights in English:

plural noun

The rights of citizens to political and social freedom and equality.
Example sentences
  • The Constitution stipulates the basic political and civil rights of all Russians.
  • It must be pointed out that the hunt is not at all about the equality of human and civil rights, which is beyond dispute.
  • As with everything else in his life, his use of civil rights was entirely political.
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