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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.
Translations of “civil rights”
in Chinese (Traditional) 公民權…
in Russian гражданские права…
in Turkish medenî haklar…
in Chinese (Simplified) 公民权…
in Polish prawa obywatelskie…
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