bill of rights

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Bill of Rights

Definition of bill of rights

  1. :  a document containing a formal statement of rights a patients' bill of rights; specifically :  a summary of fundamental rights and privileges guaranteed to a people against violation by the state —used especially of the first 10 amendments to the U.S. Constitution

First Known Use of bill of rights

1701


BILL OF RIGHTS Defined for Kids

Bill of Rights

noun

Definition of Bill of Rights for Students

  1. :  the first ten amendments to the United States Constitution


Law Dictionary

bill of rights

often cap B&R \-ˈrīts\
  1. :  a summary of fundamental rights and privileges guaranteed to a people against violation by the government; — esp, cap B&R :  the first 10 amendments to the U.S. Constitution



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