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English definition of “lib”


noun [U] uk   /lɪb/ us  
liberation: used especially in informal names of organizations that try to remove the disadvantages experienced by particular groups within society: women's libFreedom to actOpportunity
noun [C] uk   /ˈlɪb.ər/ us    // informal
She's a women's libber.Freedom to actOpportunity
(Definition of lib noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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