from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.
- noun plural The basic rights and freedoms to which all humans are considered to be entitled, often held to include the rights to life, liberty, equality, and a fair trial, freedom from slavery and torture, and freedom of thought and expression.
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- noun The
basic rightsand freedomsthat all humansshould be guaranteed, such as the right to lifeand liberty, freedomof thoughtand expression, and equalitybefore the law.
- noun Plural form of
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