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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
References in classic literature ?
Finally the war closed, and the day of freedom came.
To some it seemed that, now that they were in actual possession of it, freedom was a more serious thing than they had expected to find it.
And if any of them are suspected by him of having notions of freedom, and of resistance to his authority, he will have a good pretext for destroying them by placing them at the mercy of the enemy; and for all these reasons the tyrant must be always getting up a war.
The HC bench of Justice FRM Nazmul Ahasan and Justice KM Kamrul Kader issued the order following a writ petition filed by a freedom fighter of Cumilla district.
What does this have to do with freedom? Well, I am sure that both sides will play for pride and play for country in a hotly contested struggle at Steel Arena.
The nation is annually improving its score on an international index of economic freedom.
10 in the world for economic freedom, up three spots from its No.
The country dropped two places in the new report published by the Cato Institute, the Fraser Institute and the German Friedrich Naumann Foundation for Freedom. The HFI uses a 10-point scoring system, in which 10 represents "more freedom.
The index 'captures the degree to which people are free to enjoy important rights such as freedom of speech, religion, association, and assembly, and also measures freedom of movement, women's freedoms, crime and violence, and legal discrimination against same-sex relationships.'
In addition to the double-digit drop in views of the security of press freedom, the latest results show nine-point declines for free speech, freedom to assemble and freedom to petition the government.
Deputy Chairman of the Joint Committee Halid Genjac pointed out that there is a constant need to improve the standards in the freedom of expression and freedom of the media, strengthening the regulatory bodies and improving the legal framework.
Azerbaijan's economic freedom score is 64.3, making its economy the 67th freest in the 2018 Index among 173 countries.