- the nations of the world that function chiefly under democratic and capitalistic systems rather than under totalitarianism or Communism.
Origin of free world
First recorded in 1945–50
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They have a dual character: strengthening the bloc and weakening the free-world powers.
This provides Moscow with a comprehensive picture of the bargaining strengths and weaknesses of free-world traders.
It was pointed out that these objectives have a dual character: strengthening the bloc and weakening the free-world powers.
When the Russians abruptly disappear from markets, free-world importers turn to free-world sources to make up the difference.
The new direction also took into account, even more than ever, the economic and political problems of free-world countries.
- the Free World the non-Communist countries collectively, esp those that are actively anti-Communist
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