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English definition of “freethinker”

freethinker

noun [C]     /ˌfriːˈθɪŋ.kər/ US  /-kɚ/ old-fashioned
someone who forms their own opinions and beliefs, especially about religion or politics, rather than just accepting what is officially or commonly believed and taughtBelievers and non-believersSupporters, members and defenders freethinking     /-kɪŋ/ adjective
(Definition of freethinker noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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