liberticide

[ li-bur-tuh-sahyd ]
/ lɪˈbɜr təˌsaɪd /

noun

destruction of liberty.
a person who destroys liberty.

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Origin of liberticide

First recorded in 1785–95; liberty + -cide

OTHER WORDS FROM liberticide

li·ber·ti·cid·al, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for liberticide

liberticide
/ (lɪˈbɜːtɪˌsaɪd) /

noun

a destroyer of freedom
the destruction of freedom

Derived forms of liberticide

liberticidal, adjective
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