Translation of liberty in Spanish:

liberty

Pronunciation: /ˈlɪbərti; ˈlɪbəti/

n (pl -ties)

[Law] [Pol]
  • 1 1.1 u (freedom) libertad (f) to deprive sb of (her/his) liberty privar a algn de su libertad to be at liberty estar* libre or en libertad to set sb at liberty poner* or dejar a algn en libertad, liberar a algn to be at liberty to + inf [formal] I'm not at liberty to tell you no se lo puedo decir you're not at liberty to alter the text no tienes autorización para cambiar el texto 1.2 c (right) libertad (f)
  • 2 c (presumptuous action) (esp BrE) what a liberty! ¡qué descaro or atrevimiento! to take the liberty of -ing tomarse la libertad de + inf, permitirse + inf [formal] to take liberties with sb tomarse libertades or confianzas con algn she wasn't the sort of girl to let anyone take liberties with her no era el tipo de chica con quien uno se puede propasar you're taking a liberty using his first name te estás tomando demasiadas confianzas al llamarlo por su nombre

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