a combining form with the general sense "free of or from something specified," and typically meaning "not having, containing, subject to, or affected by something unwanted, burdensome, etc.": error-free; gluten-free; tax-free; germfree.See also free(defs 9, 34).
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adj combining form
free fromtrouble-free; lead-free petrol
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