freedom of choice


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freedom of choice

noun  artistic license, authority, blanket permission, call, carte blanche, civil libbrty, deregulation, discretion, emancipation, franchise, free choice, free will, lack of censorship, latitude, liberation, liberty, license, noninterference, nonintervention, openness, option, permission, privilege, right of choice, right of selection, rights, self-determination, self-direction, unbridled discretion, unconditional authority, unconstraint, unrestraint, unrestricted use
See also: call, choice, discretion, franchise, home rule, liberty, option
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I actually have no problem with anyone smoking in their own environment but I do object when it happens in locations where it impinges on my freedom of choice not to inhale secondhand smoke or have my clothes impregnated with very unpleasant odours due to others selfishly exercising their so-called freedom of choice at the expense of others.
KK you do realise you no longer have freedom of choice if later you want to change religion again.
It is not possible to know yet what the full impact of these developments will be on people's freedom of choice, freedom to speak out, and freedom to have choices from a wide range of options, but it is already possible to discern how the war mentality is leading back to macho principles and behavior and limited choices.
Even though counselors or rehabilitation professionals may find job openings or negotiate with employers to create positions for clients, clients still have the freedom of choice to refuse these positions.
Any attempt to save money by imposing more rigorous cost-effectiveness rationing measures will further alienate a labor force already exhibiting considerable unhappiness over purchaser actions that limit freedom of choice.
Do we not live in a modern democracy where working people have fought for many years to enjoy freedom of choice in these matters?
This is an international news magazine of integrative therapy and freedom of choice in medicine.
Under such conditions of legal invisibility, Linda's act of giving herself actually consti tutes a form of subjection, since she did not have any real freedom of choice in the matter.
Because of that freedom of choice and the EPPA endorsement," said Lieberman, "New Energy Ventures hopes to attract a significant number of firms previously served by other providers.
Moody rightly understands that mere autonomy - freedom of choice - is an insufficient moral principle.
Although Erasmus's position(s) on the important controversy about moral freedom of choice is a landmine, Tracy guides the reader through it to the safe ground by emphasizing the nondogmatic nature of his deliberation.
It appears that the choosing would give its value to freedom of choice as an end in itself, and would therewith be the hallmark of a free society.

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