civil liberty

noun

  • Constitutional Law
  • Civil Rights Law

Definitions of civil liberty

  • (often used in the plural: civil liberties) a basic individual right, such as freedom of speech and religion, in many countries protected by the constitution from excessive governmental interference

    The right of free speech is an important civil liberty.

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