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basic right

This page is about the collocation basic right

collocation pattern: adjective + noun

Meaning

a fundamental right that we all share, or that all animals share

For example

  • Education and health care are basic rights in advanced societies.

  • Don't you think animals also have some basic rights?

Note:
A related collocation is "basic freedoms"

Quick Quiz

Basic rights include the right to

a. live your life the way you want to

b. force others to follow your beliefs

c. exploit other people to make money

Contributor: Matt Errey