civil rights


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Related to civil rights: Civil Rights Act of 1964, Civil Rights Act

civil rights

pl.n.
The rights belonging to an individual by virtue of citizenship, especially the fundamental freedoms and privileges guaranteed by the 13th and 14th Amendments to the US Constitution and by subsequent acts of Congress, including civil liberties, due process, equal protection of the laws, and freedom from discrimination.
adj. or civ·il-rights (sĭv′əl-rīts′)
1. Of or relating to such rights or privileges: civil rights legislation.
2. Of or relating to a political movement, especially during the 1950s and 1960s, devoted to securing equal opportunity and treatment for members of minority groups.

civil rights

pl n
1. (Law) the personal rights of the individual citizen, in most countries upheld by law, as in the US
2. (Government, Politics & Diplomacy) (modifier) of, relating to, or promoting equality in social, economic, and political rights

civ′il rights′


n.pl.
(often caps.)
rights to personal liberty, esp. as established by the 13th and 14th Amendments to the U.S. Constitution and certain Congressional acts.
[1715–25]
civ′il-rights′, adj.
Translations
občanská práva
borgerrettigheder
kansalaisoikeudet
građanska prava
公民権
시민권
medborgerliga rättigheter
สิทธิที่เท่ากันของพลเมือง
quyền công dân

civil rights

npldiritti mpl civili

civil rights

حُقُوق مَدَنِيِّة občanská práva borgerrettigheder Bürgerrechte πολιτικά δικαιώματα derechos civiles kansalaisoikeudet droits civiques građanska prava diritti civili 公民権 시민권 burgerrechten borgerrettigheter prawa obywatelskie direitos cívicos, direitos civis гражданские права medborgerliga rättigheter สิทธิที่เท่ากันของพลเมือง vatandaşlık hakları quyền công dân 公民权利
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