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liberal

noun [C]
 
 
/ˈlɪbərəl/
someone who respects many different types of beliefs or behaviour: Liberals believe that in order to defend our own freedom we ought to defend those of our fellow citizens.
someone who supports personal freedom and a fairer sharing of wealth and power in society: He described his opponent as a liberal who would tax the rich.
Translations of “liberal”
in Korean 지유민주주의자…
in Arabic مُتَحَرِّر, ليبرالي…
in Portuguese liberal…
in Catalan liberal…
in Japanese 進歩主義者…
in Italian liberale…
in Chinese (Traditional) 自由主義者…
in Chinese (Simplified) 自由主义者(尊重多种信仰和行为的人)…
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