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bill of rightsnoun [S]

uk   us  
a ​statement of the ​basiclaws to ​protect the ​rights of a country's citizens to have justice and ​fairnessthe _Bill of ^Rights a ​statement of the ​rights of US ​citizens, as ​added to the country’s constitution
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Bill of Rightsnoun [U]

 /ˈbɪl əv ˈrɑɪts/
US history a ​statement of the rights of US ​citizens, as ​added to the country’s ​constitution
(Definition of Bill of Rights from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “bill of rights”
in Chinese (Simplified) (保护公民享受公正平等权利的)法律声明…
in Chinese (Traditional) (保護公民享有公正平等權利的)法律聲明…
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