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political liberty

noun
1.
the right to express oneself freely and effectually regarding the conduct, makeup, and principles of the government under which one lives.
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  • It is the body and the honour guard of civil and political liberty.

  • Of political liberty it will be more convenient to speak later.

    Liberalism L. T. Hobhouse
  • If they do, they will no longer acknowledge his right to deprive them of political liberty.

    The Land of Thor J. Ross Browne
  • We have not the political liberty of the English, and they have not our social equality.

    Old and New Paris, v. 2 Henry Sutherland Edwards
  • political liberty, however, has not only a meaning of abstention, but a meaning of participation.

    Voltaire John Morley
  • What we were out for was, first and foremost, political liberty.

    Meccania Owen Gregory
  • The creative period of Greece ceased when her political liberty was lost.

    Invention Bradley A. Fiske
  • In Holland the Jews were admitted to political liberty in 1796.

  • political liberty is liberty for the weaker party in a nation.

  • In Stirner we have the philosophical foundation for political liberty.

    The Ego and His Own Max Stirner

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