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liberal
American English: /ˈlɪb(ə)rəl/
British English: /ˈlɪb(ə)r(ə)l/

Translation of liberal in Spanish:

adjective

  • 1 1.1 (tolerant)
    (ideas/views/attitude)
    liberal
    (interpretation/translation)
    libre
    Example sentences
    • In spite of all experience they hoped that Prussia was more open to liberal ideas than Austria.
    • Western countries pride themselves on their supposedly liberal acceptance of different cultures.
    • Why do liberal ideas often connect to unhappiness?
    1.2Liberal Democratic Party
    also: Liberal
    (Politics)
    del Partido Liberal
    the Liberal Party
    el Partido Liberal

    Cultural Note: Liberal Democratic Party

    Al Partido Demócrata Liberal también se lo conoce informalmente como los Lib Dems. Es el tercer partido en importancia en Gran Bretaña. Se formó en 1988 mediante la unión del Partido Liberal ( Liberal Party) y el Partido Socialdemócrata ( Social Democratic Party).

    Cultural Note: Liberal Democratic Party

    Al Partido Demócrata Liberal también se lo conoce informalmente como los Lib Dems. Es el tercer partido en importancia en Gran Bretaña. Se formó en 1988 mediante la unión del Partido Liberal ( Liberal Party) y el Partido Socialdemócrata ( Social Democratic Party).
  • 2 2.1 (generous)
    (sponsor/backer)
    generoso
    you've been rather liberal with the pepper
    se te ha ido un poco la mano con la pimienta
    Example sentences
    • Their son was particularly concerned that we bless the space under his bed, so I was liberal with the holy water for his sake.
    • He was even liberal in dishing out helpings for Natalia.
    • He was very liberal when it came to buying drinks, and in return I was a friend to him.
    2.2 (plentiful)
    (supply/portion)
    abundante
    generoso
    Example sentences
    • Garden ponds won't count, though, so if you have a swimming pool, fill it with water lilies and goldfish, take down the diving board and apply liberal amounts of weed and reeds until he has gone.
    • Then you want a nice mayo, white vinegar, relish base, with liberal amounts of pepper, some salt and paprika.
    • There was also a liberal amount of calamari, but mostly just legs that weren't that appealing to chase around with a fork.
  • 3 (non-technical)
    (education/studies)
    humanista
    Example sentences
    • In Korea, general education, rather than liberal education, is the preferred term.
    • Community colleges offering two-year programs in liberal education and occupational training meet both of these criteria.
    • Learning communities can bring general education, liberal education, and, sometimes, the major together.

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