human rights Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

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human rightsnoun [plural]

uk   us  
B2 the ​basicrights that it is ​generallyconsidered all ​people should have, such as justice and the ​freedom to say what you ​think: She's ​claiming that her ​detention by the ​police was a ​violation of her ​humanrights.
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human rightsplural noun

 us   /ˈhju·mən ˈrɑɪts/
social studies the ​basic rights to ​fair and ​moraltreatment that every ​person is ​believed to have
(Definition of human rights from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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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