Definition of 'liberty'
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You can take liberties to mess with them. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The promise of freedom, liberty and the rights of man. Times, Sunday Times (2017)Anyone who does it is well aware that they are risking their own life and liberty and the life of any innocent who gets in their way. The Sun (2016)But he will take no liberties against the part-timers and their 14,000 fans. The Sun (2017)Indeed, instead of seeking to curtail other people 's liberty we should always be seeking to defend it. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Economists disagree as much as anyone else on the right balance of liberty and equality, income and leisure, growth and the environment and other vital policy issues. Times, Sunday Times (2017)The rebels against him risk life and liberty. Times, Sunday Times (2011)Civil liberties groups blasted the new system. The Sun (2009)The freedom of nasty people is the liberty of us all. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Forget all this stuff about civil liberties. Times, Sunday Times (2011)They stood for religious liberty and freedom of conscience. Christianity Today (2000)The implications for privacy and civil liberties are staggering. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Convention law distinguished between prisoners and individuals at liberty. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Maybe we should do the right thing and give it up before we lose our liberty. The Sun (2015) Respect and liberty are not easy bedfellows. Times, Sunday Times (2010)It is founded on the denial of religious liberty. The Times Literary Supplement (2010)Particular care has to be taken when it is necessary to deprive young people of their liberty. The Prisons We Deserve (1994)The limited role of government is to defend religious liberty and the freedom of worship and association. Times, Sunday Times (2014) Privacy and civil liberties versus heightened surveillance and security powers. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Civil liberties groups are likely to warn that some of the measures could lead to curbs on free speech. Times, Sunday Times (2015)There is now considerable consensus that policies intended to restrict urbanization do not work and frequently involve profound infringements of individual liberty. Urbanization in Post-Apartheid South Africa (1990)Another sideshow with extra zing this year involves the liberties Hollywood takes with history. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Europe and Canada have much stronger laws to protect individual liberties and rights on the web. Times, Sunday Times (2011)We are the defenders of this country's civil liberties. Times, Sunday Times (2006)A man 's liberty could have rested on his deception. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Forgive me if I take a liberty. Middlemarch (1872)He lost his liberty privileges and, with them, his equilibrium. READY, STEADY, GO!: Swinging London and the Invention of Cool (2002)
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Translations for 'liberty'
British English: liberty NOUN
Liberty is the freedom to live your life in the way that you want, without interference from other people or the authorities.
...the ideal of equality and the appreciation of liberty.
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