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human rights

noun [plural] uk   us  
B2 the basic rights that it is generally considered 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 human rights.
Translations of “human rights”
in Korean 인권…
in Arabic حُقوق الإنسان…
in Portuguese direitos humanos…
in Catalan drets humans…
in Japanese 人権…
in Italian diritti umani…
in Chinese (Traditional) 人權…
in Russian права человека…
in Turkish insan hakları…
in Chinese (Simplified) 人权…
in Polish prawa człowieka…
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