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libertarian

División en sílabas: lib·er·tar·i·an
Pronunciación: /ˌlibərˈterēən
 
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Definición de libertarian en inglés:

sustantivo

1An adherent of libertarianism: [as modifier]: libertarian philosophy
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • Rather, hard-core libertarians believe that government is naturally extremely prone to error, both moral and factual.
  • Go read it, especially if you're a hardcore libertarian.
  • On the other hand, the libertarian socialist critique of consumerism appears surprisingly, if not uncomfortably pertinent.
1.1A person who advocates civil liberty.
Example sentences
  • Civil libertarians and privacy advocates will no doubt continue to call for caution in consumers' use of the VeriChip.
  • Civil libertarians and many Democrats say those powers are overreaching and have fought to have them rolled back.
  • Libertarians believe in self-governance as related to both personal and economic issues.
2 Philosophy A person who believes in the doctrine of free will.
Example sentences
  • In this article I try to refute the so-called libertarian theory of free will, and to examine how our conclusions ought to modify our common attitudes of praise and blame.
  • He also reviewed the 1717 book and defended a doctrine of libertarian free will as he had in the earlier correspondence.
  • Some philosophers - usually called libertarians - resolutely believe that voluntary decisions actually are created by the will, free of causal antecedents.

Origen

late 18th century (sense 2): from liberty, on the pattern of words such as unitarian.

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