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English definition of “liberalize”


verb [I/T] (BE SOCIALLY LIBERAL)   /ˈlɪb·ər·əˌlɑɪz/
to allow many different types of beliefs or behavior, or to allow for changes in the way things are done: [T] They have plans to liberalize the prison system (= make it less severe).
(Definition of liberalize verb (BE SOCIALLY LIBERAL) from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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