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English definition of “free sb from/of sth”

free sb from/of sth

verb uk phrasal verb with free   /friː/ us  
to help or make life better for someone by taking something unpleasant away from them: He dedicated his life to freeing the world from famine and disease. I'd like to free myself of some of the responsibilities of this job.
(Definition of free sb from/of sth from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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