first amendment

first a·mend·ment
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    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [furst uh-mend-muh nt]
    • /fɜrst əˈmɛnd mənt/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [furst uh-mend-muh nt]
    • /fɜrst əˈmɛnd mənt/

Definitions of first amendment words

  • noun first amendment an amendment to the U.S. Constitution, ratified in 1791 as part of the Bill of Rights, prohibiting Congress from interfering with freedom of religion, speech, assembly, or petition. 1
  • singular noun first amendment The First Amendment is the part of the U.S. Constitution that guarantees people the right of free speech, as well as freedom of religion, assembly, and petition. 0

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first amendment popularity

This term is known only to a narrow circle of people with rare knowledge. Only 29% of English native speakers know the meaning of this word.
According to our data about 75% of words is more used. This is a rare but used term. It occurs in the pages of specialized literature and in the speech of educated people.

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Synonyms for first amendment

noun first amendment

  • freedom of speech — the right of people to express their opinions publicly without governmental interference, subject to the laws against libel, incitement to violence or rebellion, etc.

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