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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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Anne screamed and ran off down the street, and just before Keane followed her, he suddenly realised what she had said - it was Freer chasing them.
Freer said, "The first challenge was the fear that a large company would try to drive me out of the business.
Fraser was later found guilty of trying to frame Mr Freer on a breach of the peace charge.
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The 13 high-resolution facsimiles to be donated will go on display from June 25 to August 25, 2019, in an exhibition entitled "The Tsuzuri Project: The Art of Hokusai, reproduced from the collection of the Freer Gallery of Art, Smithsonian Institution." The exhibition is part of the hosting and joint-planning project by the Japan Cultural Expo (Nihonhaku) and the first such project to involve museums on the regional level.
Mr Freer said: "The Japanese brought rice for each unit but only enough for one meal a day per man."
This time round Chris's pictures are a variety of members of his family, including his grandfather Len Freer who Chris says was a soloist in Barrow upon Soar Church Choir Chris sent in a picture of Len and also one of the choir, taken in the mid-1970s.
Unfortunately, in freer trade, middlemen freely meddle with the trade-nexus by preferring margins over the interests of consumers for cheaper prices and producers for bigger volumes.
"This architecture," says Freer, "allows Hapa to implement its modular machine building strategy that offers customers scalability, future proofing, rapid component exchange and higher machine uptime."
So Freer has been working to fortify Hulu's technology platforms, especially for its year-old live TV offering, which is "more challenging" than the traditional on-demand service: "You have to be great at it.
"Through a selection of about 30 works from the Freer and Sackler collections, which includes recent major gifts and acquisitions, the exhibition explores how Persian artists transformed modes of representing royalty and nobility.