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civil rights

Bryan A. Garner

in Garner’s Modern English Usage

Fourth edition

Published in print January 2016 | ISBN: 9780190491482
Published online August 2016 | e-ISBN: 9780190632373
civil rights

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Commonly viewed as an Americanism, civil rights actually dates back to 16th-century BrE. After two centuries of sporadic use, it

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