Definition of liberated in English:


Line breaks: lib¦er|ated
Pronunciation: /ˈlɪbəreɪtɪd


  • 1(Of a person) free from social conventions or traditional ideas, especially with regard to sexual roles: the modern image of the independent, liberated woman
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    • By her account she was now liberated and free to speak her mind, unlike certain other members on the opposite side.
    • Even if she's liberated and worldly, her parents are probably much more traditional.
    • Just don't make the false assumption that we are more liberated than previous generations: we are as badly served by cultural conventions as ever.
  • 2(Of a place or people) freed from enemy occupation: liberated areas of the country
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    • Back in France, de Gaulle simply appointed his own men to set up local administrations in liberated areas, bypassing the American plan for a military government of occupation.
    • The question of the administration of liberated areas was still unresolved when the Allied armies launched the Normandy landings on 6 June.
    • The method was to lead the newly occupied village through the events which had taken place in the old liberated areas.

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