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freedom

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1 the state of being free from the control or power of another
  • We owe our freedom to the untold numbers of soldiers who have fought in our nation's wars since its founding.
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2 the right to act or move freely
  • The youngsters had full freedom of the park.
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freedom, liberty, license mean the power or condition of acting without compulsion. freedom has a broad range of application from total absence of restraint to merely a sense of not being unduly hampered or frustrated.
    • freedom of the press
liberty suggests release from former restraint or compulsion.
    • the released prisoner had difficulty adjusting to his new liberty
license implies freedom specially granted or conceded and may connote an abuse of freedom.
    • freedom without responsibility may degenerate into license


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