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Meaning of “freedom” - Learner’s Dictionary

freedom

noun     /ˈfriːdəm/
RIGHT [C, U] B2 the right to live in the way you want, say what you think, and make your own decisions without being controlled by anyone else: religious freedom freedom of choice/speech [+ to do sth] You have the freedom to do what you want to do.Human rightsFreedom to actOpportunity
freedom from sth a situation in which you are not suffering because of something unpleasant or harmful: freedom from fear/povertyRelieved and thankful
STATE [U] a situation in which someone is no longer a prisonerFreedom to actOpportunity
Translations of “freedom”
in Korean 자유…
in Arabic حُرِّيّة…
in Portuguese liberdade…
in Catalan llibertat…
in Japanese 自由…
in Italian libertà…
in Chinese (Traditional) 自由, 不受限制, 自主…
in Russian свобода, освобождение (из тюрьмы)…
in Turkish özgürlük, bağımsızlık, hürriyet…
in Chinese (Simplified) 自由, 不受限制, 自主…
in Polish wolność, swoboda…
(Definition of freedom from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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