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freethinker

noun [C] uk   /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 taught
freethinking
adjective uk   /-kɪŋ/ us  
Translations of “freethinker”
in Chinese (Traditional) (尤指宗教或政治上的)自由思想者…
in Chinese (Simplified) (尤指宗教或政治 上的)自由思想者…
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