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free

(At no charge), adjective complimentary, costing nothing, costless, expenseless, for nothing, given, given away, gratis, gratuitous, gratuitus, not charged for, provided without charge, unbought, uncharged, unpaid, untaxed, without cost
Associated concepts: free on board

free

(Enjoying civil liberty), adjective autonomic, autonomous, democratic, emancipated, enjoying liberty, exempt from external authority, franchised, freed, independent, liberated, manumitted, not enslaved, not in bondage, not subject to regulation, reeoved from bondage, saved from bondage, self-directing, self-governing, self-ruling, sovereign, sua sponte, sua volunnate, unenslaved, unenthralled, unsubjected
Associated concepts: free access, free press, free speech
Foreign phrases: A piratis aut latronibus capti liberi perranent.Persons taken by robbers remain free.

free

(Not restricted), adjective at large, at liberty, cast loose, clear from, disengaged, immune from restriction, let out, liber, liberated, loose, privileged, solutus, unattached, unbound, unbridled, uncaught, unchained, unchecked, uncoerced, unconfined, uncurbed, unfastened, unfettered, unfixed, unhampered, unimpeded, unobstructed, unpent, unprevented, unqualified, unreined, unrestrained, unshackled, untied, untrammeled
Associated concepts: free and voluntary, free enterprise, free from encumbrances, free press, free speech

free

(Relieved from a burden), adjective absolved, clear, cleared, delivered, disburdened, discharged, disembarrassed, disencumbered, disengaged, disentangled, dismissed, excused, exempted, exonerated, immunis, pardoned, paroled, quit of, ransomed, re liber, released, relieved, reprieved, rescued, rid, saved, set free, spared, unencumbered, unimpeded, vacuus
Associated concepts: free and clear, free from fault

free

verb absolve, acquit, affranchise, clear, come to the rescue, deliver, deliver from bondage, disburden, discharge, disembroil, disencumber, disengage, disentangle, disenthrall, dismiss, emancipate, enfranchise, exculpate, excuse, exempt, eximere, exonerate, extricate, forgive, franchise, give a reerieve, give absolution, grant a reprieve, grant amnesty, grant pardon, let escape, let go, let loose, let out, let out of prison, liberare, liberate, manumit, pardon, parole, privilege, purge, ransom, redeem, release, release from restraint, remit, rescue, save, set at large, set at liberty, set free, solvere, turn loose, unbind, unburden, unchain, unfasten, unfix, unimprison, unleash, unmanacle, unshackle, untie, vindicate
See also: absolve, alleviate, autonomous, clear, competitive, condone, discharge, disencumber, disengage, disentangle, disenthrall, dissociate, empty, enfranchise, exculpate, excuse, exempt, extricate, generous, gratis, gratuitous, immune, independent, liberal, liberate, licentious, open, parole, passable, philanthropic, promiscuous, release, relieve, remit, rescue, salacious, sovereign, spontaneous, unbound, unencumbered, unlimited, unpaid, unrestrained, unrestricted, unsolicited, vacant, void, voluntary

free

of a person, having personal rights or liberty; not enslaved or confined. Of property, not subject to payment of rent or performance of services (freehold) or not subject to any burden or charge, such as a mortgage or lien (unencumbered ).
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In future price of this free electricity would be made part of salaries and employees would be required to pay for the power they use.
Stefanou said that a ministerial committee has been formed to find solutions, "bearing in mind that the political facts that have led to the provision of free electricity several decades ago still stand".
Our free systems require absolutely no investment from the homeowner and as it only takes us about 4 hours to fit the panels so the customer can start benefiting from free electricity from day one.
You should just get some free electricity when you use electricity from the panels.
The only promises in Congress manifesto in the populist mode are increasing the quantity of the cheap rice and duration of free electricity supply to the farmers.
Hard-pressed customers, especially those who've recently lost their jobs, will be shocked to hear these highly paid, privileged workers get pay hikes and free electricity which, ultimately, consumers pay for.
In addition, I'm announcing that the City is issuing an RFP for emissions free electricity from solar power generated on City-owned buildings.
There Cannot Be Free Electricity in This Country:" "The Gambian leader, President Yahya Jammeh, last Friday declared that there could not be free electricity in The Gambia, explaining that this is due to the fact that free electricity is found nowhere in the world and that the country does not extract fuel.
Guns, violence, drugs, identity theft, computers - they get free electricity, a base of operations, concealment, mobility.
After payback, which most of these installations have reached, the systems are expected to provide free electricity for the next 25 years or longer.
The group is already Italy's second electricity generator behind the national operator Enel, and accounts for 17% of the free electricity market.
Lacoursiere pointed to the presence of free electricity (from the sale of the Smokey Falls hydro plant to Ontario Hydro), the co-generation plant at the facility and the proximity of massive stands of timber as major selling points for the mill.