personal liberty

noun

Definition of personal liberty

: the freedom of the individual to do as he pleases limited only by the authority of politically organized society to regulate his action to secure the public health, safety, or morals or of other recognized social interests

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“Personal liberty.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/personal%20liberty. Accessed 27 Nov. 2021.

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