Bedeutung von "liberty" - als Fremdsprache


noun [ C, U ] uk us /ˈlɪbəti/

B2 the freedom to live, work, and travel as you want to:

Many would willingly fight to preserve their liberty.
be at liberty to do sth formal

to be allowed to do something:

I'm not at liberty to discuss the matter at present.
take the liberty of doing sth formal

to do something that will have an effect on someone else, without asking their permission:

I took the liberty of booking theatre seats for us.
→ See also civil liberties

(Definition von "liberty" von Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)