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lib·er·ty

liberty

 
 
pronunciation:
lI br ti
phrases:
at liberty
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part of speech: noun
inflections: liberties
definition 1: freedom from being confined or controlled.
The slaves dreamed of liberty.
synonyms:
freedom
antonyms:
bondage, slavery
similar words:
independence
definition 2: freedom from control by another government.
The American colonies fought for liberty from England.
synonyms:
independence
antonyms:
tyranny
definition 3: the right or power to act and choose freely.
She had the liberty to vote for anyone she wanted.
synonyms:
freedom, independence
similar words:
choice, latitude, permission, right
phrase: at liberty
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The word liberty contains the following parts:
liber1 Latin root that means free
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-ty, -ity, -uity, -eity Latin noun-forming suffix that means state or quality of being