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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n.pl. The basic rights and freedoms to which all humans are entitled, often held to include the right to life and liberty, freedom of thought and expression, and equality before the law.

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  • n. The basic rights and freedoms that all humans should be guaranteed, such as the right to life and liberty, freedom of thought and expression, and equality before the law.
  • n. Plural form of human right.

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