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freedom  


      n  
1    personal liberty, as from slavery, bondage, serfdom, etc.  
2    liberation or deliverance, as from confinement or bondage  
3    the quality or state of being free, esp. to enjoy political and civil liberties  
4    usually foll by: from   the state of being without something unpleasant or bad; exemption or immunity  
freedom from taxation     
5    the right or privilege of unrestricted use or access  
the freedom of a city     
6    autonomy, self-government, or independence  
7    the power or liberty to order one's own actions  
8      (Philosophy)   the quality, esp. of the will or the individual, of not being totally constrained; able to choose between alternative actions in identical circumstances  
9    ease or frankness of manner; candour  
she talked with complete freedom     
10    excessive familiarity of manner; boldness  
11    ease and grace, as of movement; lack of effort  
     (Old English freodom)  


degree of freedom  
      n  
1      (Physics)   one of the minimum number of parameters necessary to describe a state or property of a system  
2    one of the independent components of motion (translation, vibration, and rotation) of an atom or molecule  
3      (Chem)   one of a number of intensive properties that can be independently varied without changing the number of phases in a system  
   See also       phase rule  
4      (Statistics)   one of the independent unrestricted random variables constituting a statistic  
freedom fighter  
      n   a militant revolutionary  
freedom of the seas  
      n     (International law)  
1    the right of ships of all nations to sail the high seas in peacetime  
2    (in wartime) the immunity accorded to neutral ships from attack  
3    the exclusive jurisdiction possessed by a state over its own ships sailing the high seas in peacetime  
freedom rider  
      n     (U.S)   a person who participated, esp. in the 1960s, in an organized tour, usually by public transport in the South, in order to protest against racism and put federal laws on integration to the test  
Sons of Freedom  
      pl n   a Doukhobor sect, located largely in British Columbia: notorious for its acts of terrorism in opposition to the government in the 1950s and 1960s,   (Also called)    Freedomites  
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n.
rules concerning what people are owed to or allowed of, according to ethical principles of freedom and applied in society
n.
something that limits your freedom to so what you want.
I wish I could live without constrains because I want to have more time to do what I want.
n.
something that limits your freedom to do what you want
[US] constraints on spending have forced the company to rethink its plans.

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