civil rights

Definition of "civil rights"
  1. Protections and benefits of a free society, such as freedom of speech and equality before the law, guaranteed by the Constitution and certain Amendments
How to use "civil rights" in a sentence
  1. The protest was organized in defense of civil rights.
  2. She dedicated her law practice to fighting for civil rights.
  3. The legislation aimed at strengthening civil rights protections.

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