Definition of freedom of conscience in English:

freedom of conscience

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noun

[mass noun]
  • The right to follow one’s own beliefs in matters of religion and morality: a constitution guaranteeing freedom of conscience
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    • This refusal, this magazine's editors appropriately charged, is a ‘blatant assault on religious liberty and freedom of conscience.’
    • Our foremost concern should be religious freedom and freedom of conscience.
    • The enemy is anybody or anything that takes away the freedoms that my father fought for in the Second World War-freedom of speech, freedom of expression, freedom of religion and freedom of conscience.

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