Definition of 'illiberal'
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It was easier to throw increasingly illiberal sound bites at a shadowy and fearsome enemy. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Real regulation of internships would involve dictatorial and illiberal measures and a lot of policing. Times, Sunday Times (2011)If we are to be governed by an elite then better a liberal than an illiberal one. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The pair both support the Taleban despite its illiberal views on women. Times, Sunday Times (2012)It sounded the death knell for old illiberal Soviet culture. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Now they have joined the new clique of illiberal liberals demanding less Press freedom. The Sun (2014)Despite all the illiberal things our governments still try to do to us, freedom is on the march. Times, Sunday Times (2014)It doesn't feel illiberal: it feels blasphemous. Times, Sunday Times (2008) Liberal or illiberal, that is the English law. Times, Sunday Times (2011)
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