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liberalize

verb [T] uk ( UK usually liberalise)   /ˈlɪb.ər.əl.aɪz/ us    /-ɚ-/
to make laws, systems, or opinions less severe: They have plans to liberalize the prison system.
liberalization
noun [U] uk ( UK usually liberalisation)   /ˌlɪb.ər.əl.aɪˈzeɪ.ʃən/ us    /-ɚ-/
Political reform and economic liberalization don't always go together.
Translations of “liberalize”
in Chinese (Traditional) 使自由化,使寬鬆,放寬…
in Chinese (Simplified) 使自由化,使宽松,放宽…
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