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freedom

noun uk   /ˈfriː.dəm/ us  
B2 [C or U] the condition or right of being able or allowed to do, say, think, etc. whatever you want to, without being controlled or limited: I felt such a sense of freedom, up in the hills alone. Children are allowed much more freedom these days. [+ to infinitive] At university, you have the freedom to do what you want. Everyone should be allowed freedom of choice (= the ability to make their own choices). Freedom of speech and freedom of thought (= the ability to say and think whatever you want) were both denied under the dictatorship. They are campaigning for freedom of information (= for any information to be allowed to be given to anyone who wants it). We demand freedom from injustice/persecution (= the condition of not having to suffer these things).
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[C] a right to act in the way you think you should: Being able to vote as you want to is an important political/democratic freedom. [U] the state of not being in prison: They regained their freedom after ten years of unjust imprisonment.give sb the freedom of to honour someone by giving them special rights in a particular city
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Traducciones de “freedom”
en coreano 자유…
en árabe حُرِّيّة…
en portugués liberdade…
en catalán llibertat…
en japonés 自由…
en italiano libertà…
en chino (tradicionál) 自由, 不受限制, 自主…
en ruso свобода, освобождение (из тюрьмы)…
en turco özgürlük, bağımsızlık, hürriyet…
en chino (simplificado) 自由, 不受限制, 自主…
en polaco wolność, swoboda…
(Definition of freedom from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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