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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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    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.

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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 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. China Daily:

    Hong Kong is an inseparable part of China — and that is the bottom line no one should challenge, not the demonstrators, not the foreign forces playing their dirty games, the demonstrations in Hong Kong are not about rights or democracy. They are a result of foreign interference. Lest the central government's restraint be misconstrued as weakness, let it be clear secessionism in any form will be crushed.

  2. Naledi Pandor:

    It is their right to make that choice and this is recognized worldwide, it can't be that I'm a victim of sexual violence and I cannot make a choice as to my body and my reproductive rights.

  3. Turkey Activist Baris Sulu:

    Regardless of what the president says, I am a citizen pursuing my rights, as a gay man, even saying 'I exist,' is a political statement.

  4. Christen Kuikoua:

    Stop it, For In the name of body image, abortions justified, Innocent lives extinguished, under the banner of women's rights.

  5. Stuart Nash:

    There are human rights concerns and I think we have been very open about that, and hence the reason why we are putting this out to consultation.

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