women's rights

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wom·en's rights

(wĭm′ĭnz)
pl.n.
1. Socioeconomic, political, and legal rights for women equal or equivalent to those of men.
2. A movement in support of these rights.
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wom′en's

(or wom′an's) rights′


n.pl.
the rights claimed for women, equal to those of men, with respect to suffrage, property, employment, etc.
[1830–40]
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