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animal rights

pl.n.
The right to humane treatment claimed on behalf of animals, especially the right to be treated as persons or more like persons under the law.

animal rights

pl n
(Government, Politics & Diplomacy)
a. the rights of animals to be protected from exploitation and abuse by humans
b. (as modifier): the animal-rights lobby.

an′imal rights′


n.pl.
the rights of animals, claimed on ethical grounds, to humane treatment and protection from exploitation and abuse.
[1975–80]
Translations

animal rights

1. npldiritti mpl degli animali
2. adj (organization, activist) → animalista
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