val·​ue-free ˈval-(ˌ)yü-ˈfrē How to pronounce value-free (audio)
: making or having no value judgments
value-free distinctions
value-free instruction

Word History

First Known Use

1916, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of value-free was in 1916

Dictionary Entries Near value-free

Cite this Entry

“Value-free.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 11 Dec. 2023.

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