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  1. Rights

    Rights are legal, social, or ethical principles of freedom or entitlement; that is, rights are the fundamental normative rules about what is allowed of people or owed to people according to some legal system, social convention, or ethical theory. Rights are of essential importance in such disciplines as law and ethics, especially theories of justice and deontology. The history of social conflicts has often involved attempts to define and redefine rights. According to the Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy, "rights structure the form of governments, the content of laws, and the shape of morality as it is currently perceived".

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  1. rights

    Rights are principles or entitlements that individuals possess by virtue of being human, which protect and preserve their freedom, autonomy, dignity, and well-being. These rights are typically recognized and guaranteed by laws or ethical frameworks, ensuring that every person is entitled to certain freedoms, privileges, and protections, without discrimination or oppression.

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  1. Rights

    Rights are legal, social, or ethical principles of freedom or entitlement; that is, rights are the fundamental normative rules about what is allowed of people or owed to people, according to some legal system, social convention, or ethical theory. Rights are of essential importance in such disciplines as law and ethics, especially theories of justice and deontology. Rights are often considered fundamental to civilization, being regarded as established pillars of society and culture, and the history of social conflicts can be found in the history of each right and its development. According to the Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy, "rights structure the form of governments, the content of laws, and the shape of morality as it is currently perceived." The connection between rights and struggle cannot be overstated — rights are not as much granted or endowed as they are fought for and claimed, and the essence of struggles past and ancient are encoded in the spirit of current concepts of rights and their modern formulations.

Editors Contribution

  1. rights

    Plural form of the word right.

    The civil rights movement made great changes throughout society.


    Submitted by MaryC on February 7, 2020  


  2. rights

    Social, ethical and moral principles, legislation, rules, entitlement or guidelines that empower optimum health, human rights, democracy, right to life, the fasttrack cocreation of socialism, socialist unity government, socialist policies, the fasttrack of building public housing on public land using nationalized construction organizations, free education, unity, stability, redistribution of wealth and resources across a country, freedom and the sharing of income, wealth and time locally, regionally, nationally, europeanlly and internationally for the shared optimum health, human rights, peace, prosperity and freedom of human beings and animals.

    Our rights are simple and easy to create and achieve together as a united humanity and animals.


    Submitted by MaryC on April 4, 2020  

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  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'RIGHTS' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #751

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'RIGHTS' in Written Corpus Frequency: #1437

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of RIGHTS in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of RIGHTS in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Examples of RIGHTS in a Sentence

  1. President Biden:

    The G-7 explicitly agreed to call out human rights abuses in Xinjiang and Hong Kong. I know this is going to sound somewhat prosaic, but I think we’re in a contest, not with China per se, but a contest with autocrats, autocratic governments around the world, as to whether or not democracies can compete with them in the rapidly changing 21st century, i think there’s plenty of action on China.

  2. Napoleon Bonaparte:

    A man will fight harder for his interests than for his rights.

  3. Dale Ho:

    This is a huge victory for voting rights and for immigrants' rights, president Donald Trump has tried and failed yet again to weaponize the census against immigrant communities. The law is clear -- every person counts in the census.

  4. Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan:

    We also wish for the continuation of Ukraine's stance of protecting the rights of all ethnic and religious minorities, especially Crimean Tatar Turks, who have proved their loyalty to their country during this crisis.

  5. Queen Victoria:

    The Queen is most anxious to enlist everyone who can speak or write to join in checking this mad, wicked folly of Woman's Rights with all its attendant horrors on which her poor, feeble sex is bent, forgetting every sense of womanly feeling and propriety.

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