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English noun: human right

1. human right (attribute) (law) any basic right or freedom to which all human beings are entitled and in whose exercise a government may not interfere (including rights to life and liberty as well as freedom of thought and expression and equality before the law)


Broader (hypernym)right


Narrower (hyponym)civil right, equality before the law, freedom of thought, right to liberty, right to life, right to privacy, right to the pursuit of happiness


Domain categoryjurisprudence, law









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