Definition Rights

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Definition

(human) rights: (human) justice and freedom, civil liberties; entitlement, authority
noun
You are within your rights. It's quite correct for you to take that action.
civil rights the rights that each person has in a society, whatever their race, sex or religion

to have the right: to be allowed, to be permitted (to do something)
idiom
I have the right to know the truth. You owe it to me to tell me what happened.
You have no right to insult me like this. Your behavior is absolutely unacceptable.

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