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English definition of “free rein”

free rein

the freedom to do, say, or feel what you want : The young film-makers were given free rein to experiment with new themes and techniques . He deliberately gave his emotions free rein as he played the sonata .Freedom to actOpportunity
(Definition of free rein from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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