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unfree Syllabification: un·free
Pronunciation: /ˌənˈfrē/

Definition of unfree in English:


Deprived or devoid of liberty.
Example sentences
  • Another form of unfree labour was deployed in colonised Australia.
  • The act instructs American ambassadors and embassy staffs to draw up democracy transition plans for unfree regimes, with input from nonviolent opposition movements in the various countries.
  • The triangular slave trade had begun to supply these Atlantic colonies with unfree African labour, for work on tobacco, rice and sugar plantations.


Example sentences
  • The best resistance we can offer to the agents of unfreedom is to go on having free, vibrant, open societies.
  • So he knew at firsthand the humiliating unfreedom that comes from poverty.
  • Freedom is hard to define, let alone achieve, but those who are unfree know exactly what unfreedom is.
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