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Rights

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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.

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  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 creation of social housing, public housing, council housing and affordable housing building projects, free education, unity, stability, redistribution of income, 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

How to pronounce Rights?

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    Karen
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    Veena
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How to say Rights in sign language?

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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. Nabeel Rajab:

    We raised extreme concern about the effects that isolated detention would have on Nabeel's health and we were ignored. Nabeel never suffered heart problems before. My husband is a human rights defender and does not deserve this treatment.

  2. Lopez Obrador:

    There was a time in which the main violator of human rights was the state. It was the violator par excellence of human rights. That's over, i, as president, and at the same time as commander of the country's armed forces, will never give the order to massacre, to repress the people of Mexico.

  3. George Kyritsis:

    It is possible... We are interested in two things. Sticking to the deal, and maintaining the rights (of migrants and refugees) ..It is a delicate and complicated process, we don't want to make mistakes.

  4. Roberta Jacobson:

    As a central element of our policy, we pressed the Cuban government for improved human rights conditions, including freedom of expression.

  5. Stephanie Meeks:

    This year's list is our most diverse ever, and reflects our commitment to recognizing and preserving all the facets of our diverse history, from the LGBTQ history of the Factory in California to the Cuban-American heritage of Miami's Little Havana to the civil rights legacy of the A.G. Gaston Motel in Birmingham, these sites tell American stories that have been overlooked for too long.

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