free speechnoun [ U ]uk /ˌfriː ˈspiːtʃ/ us /ˌfriː ˈspiːtʃ/
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- I believe in the right of free speech, in war as well as in peace.
- I'm all for free speech myself.
- The champion of free speech retreated behind his discretion.
- They feared free speech and independent newspapers and liberal educational institutions.
- We are dealing here with a right protected by the Constitution—the right of free speech.