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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
(Definition of freedom from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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