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liberateverb [T]

uk   /ˈlɪb.ər.eɪt/ us   /ˈlɪb.ə.reɪt/
liberator
noun [C] uk   /ˈlɪb.ər.eɪ.tər/ us   /ˈlɪb.ə.reɪ.t̬ɚ/
People came out into the streets to welcome the liberators.
(Definition of liberate from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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liberateverb [T]

us   /ˈlɪb·əˌreɪt/
to release someone from control, duties, limits, or prison: Muoz Rivera helped liberate Puerto Rico from Spain.
liberated
adjective us   /ˈlɪb·əˌreɪ·t̬ɪd/
liberated nations/people
liberation
noun [U] us   /ˌlɪb·əˈreɪ·ʃən/
Summer vacation means liberation for school children but not for their parents.
liberator
noun [C] /ˈlɪb·əˌreɪ·t̬ər/
People came out into the streets to welcome the liberators (= people, esp. the military, who came to free them from a government that had too much control or was cruel).
(Definition of liberate from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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