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English definition of “liberal”

liberal

adjective
 
 
/ˈlɪbərəl/
ACCEPT accepting beliefs and behaviour that are new or different from your own: a liberal attitude Her parents were very liberal.Open-mindedJustice and fairness
POLITICS Liberal political ideas emphasize the need to make new laws as society changes and the need for government to provide social services.Politics
liberal noun [C] someone who is liberalOpen-mindedJustice and fairness
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