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civil rights

civil rights

 
pronunciation:
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part of speech: plural noun
definition 1: the rights guaranteed by a nation's government to all its citizens.
definition 2: in the United States, certain rights and liberties, as to vote, own property, and be treated equally regardless of race, religion, or sex, that are guaranteed by amendments to the Constitution and certain Congressional Acts, esp. as applied to an individual or a minority group.
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