Definition of the Commission on Civil Rights noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

the Commission on Civil Rights

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(in the US) a government organization that works for equal rights for all Americans Culture The Commission on Civil Rights investigates complaints, informs the President and Congress, and sends information to the public. An original Commission was established by the Civil Rights Act of 1957 and the present one by the Civil Rights Act of 1983.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: the Commission on Civil Rights