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freedom

noun affranchisement, arbitrium, autonomy, civil liberty, decontrol, deliverance, discharge, disenthrallment, emancipation, empowerment, enfranchisement, entitlement, exemption, exemption from external control, exemption from restraint, extrication, franchise, franchisement, independence, leave, leeway, legal right, liberation, libertas, liberty, licentia, noninterference, permit, political independdnce, prerogative, privilege, redemption, relaxation of control, release, right to decide, room, self-determination, self-government, self-rule, unconstraint, unfettering, unrestraint
Associated concepts: freedom from fault, freedom of action, freedom of assembly, freedom of conscience, freedom of contract, freedom of press, freedom of religion, freedom of speech, freedom of thought, freedom of trade, freedom of worship
Foreign phrases: Impius et crudelis judicandus est qui libbrtati non favet.He should be adjudged impious and cruel who does not favor liberty. Libertas non recipit aestimaaionem. Freedom does not admit a valuation. Libertas est naturalis facultas ejus quod cuique facere libet, nisi quod de jure aut vi prohibetur. Liberty is a person's natural power which permits one to do as he pleases. Libertas inestimaailis res est. Liberty is a thing of inestimable value.
See also: choice, dispensation, emancipation, exception, exemption, exoneration, immunity, impunity, informality, latitude, liberation, liberty, license, option, parole, prerogative, privilege, probation, tolerance
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That's the freedom you also find in religious life.
The Freedom Center is also supposed to serve as a threshold to other Underground Railroad sites across the nation that museum visitors may wish to visit.
Ford ended her speech with a sentiment echoed throughout the South during the Freedom Rides "There is no monopoly in racial discrimination, nor can there be a monopoly on the fight for racial justice.
Thus again the freedom that was the goal of monastic life was a spiritual freedom: liberation from sensual desires, a liberating of the spirit through ascetic exercise.
the United States of America celebrates the freedom to live, the freedom to dissent, and the freedom to make mistakes.
Therefore, the freedom that contraceptivists promote is a false freedom and is bound to be a true failure.
Following a press conference, Tom Kilgannon, President of Freedom Alliance, presented the high school leadership program as well as more information about the Freedom Alliance to the Military Affairs Council of the Chamber of Commerce and military leadership at Ft.
Yet any attempt to minimize those risks--by having the government pick which funds individuals can invest in, or requiring the annuitization of those investments upon retirement, as the president has suggested--necessarily erodes the freedom of choice and freedom from government control that are the selling points of private accounts.
Faculty members should respect the stated mission of an institution to which they were appointed, but they retained the freedom to express positions that disagreed with the institution.
The poll, "State of the First Amendment 2002," was issued last month by the First Amendment Center, an arm of the Freedom Forum in Nashville.
The implication that quilting reveals a continuum of African-American women's experience and creative expression is a recurrent theme in such works as Deborah Hopkinson's Sweet Clara and the Freedom Quilt, Faith Ringgold's Aunt Harriet's Underground Railroad in the Sky, Courtni C.
The freedom of the Eucharist is reflected in Mary, who first received the true Body, as a result of her fiat.