Definition of liberator in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈlibəˌrādər/


A person who liberates a person or place from imprisonment or oppression: they saw themselves not as conquerors but as liberators
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  • Writing in 1888, historian Henry Howe said that when MacGahan returned to Bulgaria in 1877, he was everywhere hailed as a liberator and deliverer.
  • Some of our formerly rescued and rehabilitated children are now the leaders and liberators in their own communities.
  • Washington is the hero of the United States, the great liberator.
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