Meaning of “freedom” - Learner’s Dictionary


noun us uk /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.

More examples

freedom from sth

a situation in which you are not suffering because of something unpleasant or harmful:

freedom from fear/poverty

a situation in which someone is no longer a prisoner

(Definition of “freedom” from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)