civil liberties


civil liberties
noun
Civil liberties is used before these nouns: ↑violation

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  • civil liberties — n. Personal rights and immunities from government oppression established and guaranteed by the Constitution, including freedom of speech and freedom of association; natural liberties that cannot be limited by the government. See also civil rights …   Law dictionary

  • civil liberties — n. liberties guaranteed to all individuals by law, custom, judicial interpretation, etc.; rights, as of speaking or acting as one likes, granted to citizens without governmental interference or restraint except as determined necessary for the… …   Universalium

  • civil liberties — n. liberties guaranteed to all individuals by law, custom, judicial interpretation, etc.; rights, as of speaking or acting as one likes, granted to citizens without governmental interference or restraint except as determined necessary for the… …   English World dictionary

  • civil liberties — noun plural * the basic rights that all citizens have to do or say what they want, as long as they do not break the law or affect other people s rights …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • civil liberties — UK US noun [plural] the basic rights that all citizens have to do or say what they want, as long as they do not break the law or affect other people’s rights Thesaurus: law, laws and parts of lawshyponym …   Useful english dictionary

  • Civil liberties — Part of a series on Freedom Concepts …   Wikipedia

  • civil liberties — N PLURAL (The form civil liberty is used as a modifier.) A person s civil liberties are the rights they have to say, think, and do what they want as long as they respect other people s rights. ...his commitment to human rights and civil liberties …   English dictionary

  • civil liberties — Political liberties; the liberties of a member of society; the natural liberties of a person so far restrained by human laws as is necessary and expedient for the general welfare. Dennis v Moses, 18 Wash 537, 52 P 333; civil liberties, as… …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • civil liberties — Personal, natural rights guaranteed and protected by Constitution; e.g. freedom of speech, press, freedom from discrimination, etc. Body of law dealing with natural liberties, shorn of excesses which invade equal rights of others.… …   Black's law dictionary

  • civil liberties — Personal, natural rights guaranteed and protected by Constitution; e.g. freedom of speech, press, freedom from discrimination, etc. Body of law dealing with natural liberties, shorn of excesses which invade equal rights of others.… …   Black's law dictionary


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