Definition of freedom of speech in English:

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freedom of speech

(also free speech)


The right to express any opinions without censorship or restraint.
Example sentences
  • If supporting freedom of speech is the common opinion in Holland now, it won't be in 40 years time.
  • As a constitutional matter, basic rights such as due process, equal protection, and the freedoms of speech and association are not limited to citizens, but apply to all ‘persons’ within the United States or subject to U.S. authority.
  • Every day we reap the benefits of our constitutionally guaranteed freedoms of speech, religion, assembly and association, and freedom from unreasonable and arbitrary government actions against our persons and property.

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Syllabification: free·dom of speech

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