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  1. civil rights(Noun)

    Those rights which are expressly enumerated in the U.S. Constitution and are considered to be unquestionable, deserved by all people under all circumstances, especially without regard to race, creed, color, gender and disabilities.

U.S. National Library of Medicine

  1. Civil Rights

    Legal guarantee protecting the individual from attack on personal liberties, right to fair trial, right to vote, and freedom from discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, disability, or national origin. (from http://www.usccr.gov/ accessed 1/31/2003)


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of civil rights in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of civil rights in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Rick Ector:

    If a person calls himself a civil rights activist and is anti-gun, he is a fraud. Gun rights are civil rights.

  2. Lewis Baldwin:

    Democratic Socialist was the comedian of the civil rights movement, ralph Abernathy said had not King become a civil rights leader Ralph Abernathy could have succeeded as a comedian.

  3. Sherrilyn Ifill:

    You don't have to go all the way back to the Civil Rights Movement to find an analogue, on the one hand, it's unfortunate. On the other hand, it's a really great thing that we have federal civil rights statutes.

  4. Ulysses S. Grant:

    The effects of the late civil strife have been to free the slave and make him a citizen. Yet he is not possessed of the civil rights which citizenship should carry with it. This is wrong, and should be corrected.

  5. Kate Brown:

    I witnessed the difference it makes when our community not only has a seat at the table, but sits at the head of the leadership table, because of my role as caucus leader to set the agenda, we were able to make civil rights and civil unions a priority.

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