free sb from/of sth Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

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free sb from/of sth

phrasal verb with free uk   us   /friː/ verb
to ​help or make ​lifebetter for someone by taking something ​unpleasant away from them: He ​dedicated his ​life to ​freeing the ​world from ​famine and ​disease. I'd like to ​free myself of some of the ​responsibilities of this ​job.
(Definition of free sb from/of sth from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “free sb from/of sth”
in Chinese (Simplified) 使(某人)摆脱……
in Chinese (Traditional) 使(某人)擺脫……
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