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English definition of “civil rights”

civil rights

plural noun  /ˈsɪv·əl ˈrɑɪts/
politics & government the rights of each person in a society , including equality under the law and in employment and the right to vote : In the 1960s, civil rights were extended by law to include all Americans .
(Definition of civil rights plural noun from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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