opportunity to be heard

Definition of "opportunity to be heard"
  1. The chance provided to voice personal views or express disagreement prior to a government entity taking away a legal right
How to use "opportunity to be heard" in a sentence
  1. The accused was given the opportunity to be heard before his liberty was restricted.
  2. Having the opportunity to be heard is a crucial part of a fair trial process.
  3. Before finalizing the new rule, the authority ensured public opinion by providing an opportunity to be heard.

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