Meaning of “liberal” - Learner’s Dictionary


adjective us uk /ˈlɪbərəl/

accepting beliefs and behaviour that are new or different from your own:

a liberal attitude
Her parents were very liberal.

Liberal political ideas emphasize the need to make new laws as society changes and the need for government to provide social services.

liberal noun [ C ]

someone who is liberal

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