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liberty

[ lib-er-tee ]
/ ˈlɪb ər ti /
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noun, plural lib·er·ties.
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Idioms about liberty

    at liberty,
    1. free from captivity or restraint.
    2. unemployed; out of work.
    3. free to do or be as specified: You are at liberty to leave at any time during the meeting.

Origin of liberty

1325–75; Middle English liberte, from Middle French, from Latin lībertās, equivalent to līber “free” + -tās -ty2

synonym study for liberty

1-4, 7. See freedom.

Other definitions for liberty (2 of 2)

Liberty
[ lib-er-tee ]
/ ˈlɪb ər ti /

noun
a town in W Missouri.
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British Dictionary definitions for liberty

liberty
/ (ˈlɪbətɪ) /

noun plural -ties

Word Origin for liberty

C14: from Old French liberté, from Latin lībertās, from līber free
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Other Idioms and Phrases with liberty

liberty

see at liberty; take the liberty of.

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