Meaning of “civil liberty” in the English Dictionary


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civil libertynoun [ C/U ]

/ˈsɪv·əl ˈlɪb·ər·t̬i/

politics & government the right of people to basic freedoms and to live without the government becoming involved in private matters:

The right of free speech is one of our most important civil liberties.

(Definition of “civil liberty” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)