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English definition of “take the liberty of doing sth”

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.Rude and cheekyRelating to sex and sexual desire
(Definition of take the liberty of doing sth from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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