the nations of the world that function chiefly under democratic and capitalistic systems rather than under totalitarianism or Communism.
- free-world, adjective
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How to use free world in a sentence
The vaccine drive is an opportunity for America to take its self-prescribed mantle as “leader of the free world” and apply it to the vaccine.The U.S. Has Failed to Persuade Americans to Get Vaccines. Here's How It Should Course-Correct | Sid Mohasseb | June 3, 2021 | Time
Each item cost twice as much from the commissary as it costs in the free world.'You Have One Minute Remaining.' Why I'll Always Drop Everything to Answer My Brother's Calls From Prison | Reuben Jonathan Miller | February 16, 2021 | Time
The idea that such violence doesn’t happen in the United States is premised by the assumption that the United States is the most advanced nation-state and the “leader of the free world.”What Americans across the political spectrum got wrong about the attempted insurrection | Corrie Decker, Elisabeth McMahon | January 21, 2021 | Washington Post
We’re no less women than the regular people in the free world and we still deserve to have the same respect and proper medical attention.More Than 40 Women File Class Action Lawsuit Alleging Medical Misconduct by ICE Doctor at Georgia Detention Center | Jasmine Aguilera | December 22, 2020 | Time
After all, the Soviet Union had just collapsed, and Americans were told that the free world was finally secure.
He is a lawyer for AIDS-free world, which pushes for more active and gay-inclusive policies to combat HIV.How Maurice Tomlinson Was Outed in Jamaica—and Forced Into Exile | Jay Michaelson | December 9, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
In all, the comment seemed to be a bit of gentle ribbing with the leader of the free world.Are Politicians Too Dumb to Understand the Lyrics to ‘Born in the USA’? | Parker Molloy | November 6, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
A new internet tool seeks to put activists in closed societies in touch with skilled people in the free world who can help them.
The most powerful man in the free world, who was nearly three decades her senior, played no active role.
The good news is that governments and media of the free world are not proving quite as accommodating this time around.Putin’s Sochi and Hitler’s Berlin: The Love Affair Between Dictators and the Olympic Games. | Garry Kasparov | February 7, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
She was the first member of the free world he had met who had learned his prison record, and he waited, chokingly, her action.To Him That Hath | Leroy Scott
In the free world nearly a hundred prominent individuals simply disappeared.The Invaders | William Fitzgerald Jenkins
This has not been the first test for us and for the free world.The Communist Threat in the Taiwan Area | John Foster Dulles and Dwight D. Eisenhower
Free verse is a sign of the New, also the dream of a free world and the planetary patriotism.The Hive | Will Levington Comfort
Who, that has stood before the frowning scaffold, and with a free world before him, can utter words of censure?The Spy of the Rebellion | Allan Pinkerton
British Dictionary definitions for Free World
the Free World the non-Communist countries collectively, esp those that are actively anti-Communist
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