English definition of “liberty”
/ˈlɪbəti/ noun [C, U]
› the freedom to live, work, and travel as you want to: Many would willingly fight to preserve their liberty.
be at liberty to do sth formal › to be allowed to do something: I'm not at liberty to discuss the matter at present.
take the liberty of doing sth formal › to do something that will have an effect on someone else, without asking their permission: I took the liberty of booking theatre seats for us. → See also civil liberties