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human rightsplural noun

 us   /ˈhju·mən ˈrɑɪts/
social studies the basic rights to fair and moral treatment that every person is believed to have
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Translations of “human rights”
in Arabic حُقوق الإنسان…
in Korean 인권…
in Portuguese direitos humanos…
in Catalan drets humans…
in Japanese 人権…
in Chinese (Simplified) 人权…
in Turkish insan hakları…
in Russian права человека…
in Chinese (Traditional) 人權…
in Italian diritti umani…
in Polish prawa człowieka…
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