Definición de freedom en inglés:

freedom

Saltos de línea: free|dom
Pronunciación: /ˈfriːdəm
 
/

sustantivo

[mass noun]
  • 2The state of not being imprisoned or enslaved: the shark thrashed its way to freedom
    Más ejemplos en oraciones
    • That busy line must be a cruel and tantalising reminder of lost freedom for the inmates of the upstate New York penitentiary.
    • As with Mexican legal support for slavery, actual military policy did not consistently grant freedom to the enslaved.
    • Black sailors helped runaways stow-away to freedom, risking imprisonment to challenge slavery.
    Sinónimos
  • 2.1The state of being unrestricted and able to move easily: the shorts have a side split for freedom of movement
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    • The goal for her is to be able to gain enough freedom of movement so that she can throw her feet up to the left and away from the attacker's body.
    • Free-range hens, for instance, have greater freedom to move about, but are more susceptible to feather pecking and disease.
    • While clever enough in theory, the chairs in reality clutter the stage and restrict the cast's sorely needed freedom to move.
  • 2.2Unrestricted use of something: the dog has the freedom of the house when we are out
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    • Their 100 guests will have freedom of the house and garden for the rest of the day.
    • Because the entire school is rarely more than 60, it is common for children to have the freedom of the whole building and be in touch with all the staff.
    • We kept chickens which had the freedom of the garden - free range par excellence!
  • 4 (the freedom of ——) British A special privilege or right of access, especially that of full citizenship of a city granted to a public figure as an honour: he accepted the freedom of the City of Glasgow
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    • It was the warship's first return home since it had been granted the freedom of the city six years earlier.
    • During the brief service he said he was ‘deeply touched and honoured to received the freedom of the city’.
    • He set up a charity for unemployed teenagers in Liverpool, and was recently honoured with the freedom of the city.

Origen

Old English frēodōm (see free, -dom).

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