lib·​er·​at·​ed ˈli-bə-ˌrā-təd How to pronounce liberated (audio)
: freed from or opposed to traditional social and sexual attitudes or roles
a liberated woman
a liberated marriage

Examples of liberated in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web In the documentary, the band follows through on its promise to perform at a post-war concert to ended up playing to 45,000 local fans in a liberated city. Rebecca Rubin, Variety, 31 Jan. 2024 Kiss the Future — featuring U2’s Bono, The Edge and Adam Clayton; journalist Christiane Amanpour and former President Bill Clinton, among others — follows U2’s promise to play to over 45,000 local fans in the liberated city of Sarajevo. Pamela McClintock, The Hollywood Reporter, 31 Jan. 2024 Zelenskyy regularly moves around the country, visiting front lines and liberated cities, under strict security. Yuliya Talmazan, NBC News, 21 Nov. 2023 These days, tourists seeking an open-air, liberated view of Miami can also rent Vespas and other scooters from businesses along the beach. Madeline O’Leary, Miami Herald, 30 Jan. 2024 In a way, filmmaker Steven Soderbergh has long had the qualities of an expert thriller maker: a flair for liberated camerawork and situational domestic tensions that fuel the best genre movies. Matt Brennan, Los Angeles Times, 26 Jan. 2024 And there are many examples of creating your own, as my mentor says, liberated territory within your life. Ruhama Wolle, Glamour, 12 Jan. 2024 Trials had already begun in liberated French North Africa, and the first Vichy minister to be tried, Pierre Pucheu, who had been minister of the interior in 1941 and 1942, was executed in Algiers on March 20, 1944. Robert O. Paxton, Harper's Magazine, 17 Dec. 2023 For a time, Edith found a kind of vicarious satisfaction in Rose’s liberated attitude. Peter Debruge, Variety, 6 Jan. 2024 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

1887, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of liberated was in 1887

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“Liberated.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 28 Feb. 2024.

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: freed from or opposed to traditional social and sexual attitudes or roles
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