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FIRST AMENDMENT

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does First Amendment mean? 

FIRST AMENDMENT (noun)
  The noun FIRST AMENDMENT has 1 sense:

1. an amendment to the Constitution of the United States guaranteeing the right of free expression; includes freedom of assembly and freedom of the press and freedom of religion and freedom of speech

  Familiarity information: FIRST AMENDMENT used as a noun is very rare.


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FIRST AMENDMENT (noun)


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Meaning:

An amendment to the Constitution of the United States guaranteeing the right of free expression; includes freedom of assembly and freedom of the press and freedom of religion and freedom of speech

Classified under:

Nouns denoting communicative processes and contents

Instance hypernyms:

amendment (a statement that is added to or revises or improves a proposal or document (a bill or constitution etc.))

Domain category:

jurisprudence; law (the collection of rules imposed by authority)

Holonyms ("First Amendment" is a part of...):

Bill of Rights (a statement of fundamental rights and privileges (especially the first ten amendments to the United States Constitution))


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