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His sense of justice and his desire for political freedom and stability soon became apparent. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The second is the snowflake idea that each individual freedom may affect the collective. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Now there are plans to restrict freedom of speech still further. The Sun (2017)They will fight until they gain their freedom. Times, Sunday Times (2016)It does not involve people's rights and freedom at all. Times, Sunday Times (2017)The promise of freedom, liberty and the rights of man. Times, Sunday Times (2017)If you want financial freedom in your final decades, you are going to have to do it yourself. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Leaving the EU would also give the government more freedom to divert farming subsidies to boost rural tourism, he added. Times, Sunday Times (2017)They bring freedom from parental control and the opportunity to explore the world. Phoenix From the Flame (1994)Yet it grants the party great freedom. Times, Sunday Times (2008)The stage six thinker did not compromise in respecting the sanctity of life and human freedom. Advanced Educational Psychology For Educators, Researchers and Policymakers, (1995)They stood for religious liberty and freedom of conscience. Christianity Today (2000)The move is a major victory for freedom of speech campaigners. The Sun (2015)This is the way to gain freedom. Times, Sunday Times (2009)We want our freedom and we want it now. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Last month the battalion was awarded the freedom of the city in recognition of its service. Times, Sunday Times (2008)You have no chance of reforming freedom of movement. Times, Sunday Times (2014)The focus was on freedom from outside control. World History: Patterns of Change and Continuity (1995)She is free to make her own choices and leaves you great freedom to make yours. Times, Sunday Times (2011)Few would understand the difference between freedom and rights today. Times, Sunday Times (2015)These acts will be seen as restrictions on basic freedoms and will become the focus of resistance. Times, Sunday Times (2015)So let me tell him: it stands for personal freedom and proper government. The Sun (2014)In the past, governments had this freedom. Times, Sunday Times (2015)The Manchester City star needs freedom because he can bring so many positives to the team. The Sun (2016)
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Translations for 'freedom'
British English: freedom /ˈfriːdəm/ NOUN
Freedom is the state of being allowed to do what you want.
...freedom of speech.
- American English: freedom
- Arabic: حُرِيَّة
- Brazilian Portuguese: liberdade
- Chinese: 自由
- Croatian: sloboda
- Czech: svoboda
- Danish: frihed
- Dutch: vrijheid
- European Spanish: libertad
- Finnish: vapaus
- French: liberté
- German: Freiheit
- Greek: ελευθερία
- Italian: libertà
- Japanese: 自由
- Korean: 자유
- Norwegian: frihet
- Polish: wolność
- European Portuguese: liberdade
- Romanian: libertate
- Russian: свобода
- Spanish: libertad
- Swedish: frihet
- Thai: ความเป็นอิสระ
- Turkish: özgürlük
- Ukrainian: свобода
- Vietnamese: tự do
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