human rights

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human rights

pl.n.
The basic rights and freedoms to which all humans are considered to be entitled, often held to include the rights to life, liberty, equality, and a fair trial, freedom from slavery and torture, and freedom of thought and expression.

human rights

pl n
(Sociology) the rights of individuals to liberty, justice, etc

hu′man rights′


n.pl.
fundamental rights, esp. those believed to belong to an individual and in whose exercise a government may not interfere, as the rights to speak, associate, and work.
[1785–95]
Translations
drets humans
lidská práva
menneskerettighedermenneskerettighederne
ihmisoikeudet
droits de l'hommedroits de l’homme
זכויות האדם
ljudska prava
emberi jogok
hak asasi manusia
mannréttindi
人権
인권
mensenrechtenrechten van de mens
ľudské práva
mänskliga rättigheter
สิทธิของมนุษย์
права людини
nhân quyền

human rights

npldiritti mpl dell'uomo

human rights

حُقُوقُ الإِنْسَانُ lidská práva menneskerettigheder Menschenrechte ανθρώπινα δικαιώματα derechos humanos ihmisoikeudet droits de l'Homme ljudska prava diritti umani 人権 인권 mensenrechten menneskerettigheter prawa człowieka direitos humanos права человека mänskliga rättigheter สิทธิของมนุษย์ insan hakları nhân quyền 人权
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