civil liberty

Definition of "civil liberty"
  1. The right of people to live free from random or unreasonable involvement in their activities, such as expressing their opinions, practicing their religion, or making a living, by other individuals or particularly by the government, and especially as safeguarded by the Constitution
How to use "civil liberty" in a sentence
  1. The First Amendment is considered a major pillar of civil liberty as it protects freedom of speech, religion, and press.
  2. Certain security measures taken by the government have raised concerns about infringements on civil liberty.
  3. The advocate argued that the ordinance violated fundamental civil liberty by restricting freedom of assembly.

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