bill of rights

noun phrase
variants: or Bill of Rights

Definition of bill of rights 

: 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, in the meaning defined above

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Bill of Rights

noun

Kids Definition of Bill of Rights

: the first ten amendments to the United States Constitution

bill of rights

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Legal Definition of bill of rights 

: 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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