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freeman

noun [C] uk   /ˈfriː.mən/ /-mæn/ (plural -men   /-mən/   ) UK us  
a person who has been given particular special rights in a city, as an honour: Paul McCartney was made a freeman of the City of Liverpool.Society - general words
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