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English definition of “take the liberty of doing sth”

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take the liberty of doing sth

formal
C1 to do something that will have an effect on someone else, without asking their permission: I took the liberty of booking theatre seats for us.
Translations of “take the liberty of doing sth”
in Chinese (Traditional) 擅自做…,自行作主做……
in Chinese (Simplified) 擅自做…,自行作主干……
(Definition of take the liberty of doing sth from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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