Freedom - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈfriːdəm|  American pronunciation of the word freedom
Brit.  |ˈfriːdəm|  British pronunciation of the word freedom


- the condition of being free; the power to act or speak or think without externally imposed restraints
- immunity from an obligation or duty (syn: exemption)


He thinks children these days have too much freedom.

She has the freedom to do as she likes.

a political prisoner struggling to win his freedom

He spoke French with freedom.

He answered with freedom.

People here like their freedom and privacy.

We do not have the freedom to do just what we like.

The First Amendment guarantees freedom of expression.

The government was accused of using the law to restrict individual freedom

Kids have too much freedom these days.

The teachers are given complete freedom in their choice of teaching methods.

The wheelchair gives him the freedom to go out on his own.

Tracksuits are designed to give you freedom of movement.

The prisoner was recaptured after only 48 hours of freedom.

They demand freedom from constraint.

Word forms

singular: freedom
plural: freedoms
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