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freethinkernoun [C]

uk   /ˌfriːˈθɪŋ.kər/  us   /-kɚ/ old-fashioned
someone who ​formstheir own ​opinions and ​beliefs, ​especially about ​religion or ​politics, ​rather than just ​accepting what is ​officially or ​commonlybelieved and ​taught
freethinking
adjective uk   us   /-kɪŋ/
(Definition of freethinker from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “freethinker”
in Chinese (Simplified) (尤指宗教或政治 上的)自由思想者…
in Chinese (Traditional) (尤指宗教或政治上的)自由思想者…
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