-free suffix Meaning in Cambridge Business English Dictionary
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-free

suffix ( also free)
used at the end of words to mean 'without': It is supposed to be virtually pollution-free and produce both electricity and hydrogen. The returns are not risk-free.tax-/interest-/duty-free Your husband could put the money in a tax-free cash ISA.
(Definition of -free suffix from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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