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liberty

US [ˈlɪbərti]
UK [ˈlɪbə(r)ti]
  • n.自由(自己选择生活方式而不受政府或权威限制)
  • Web自由权;自由人;释放
Plural Form:liberties  
liberty
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n.
1.
[u]
自由(自己选择生活方式而不受政府或权威限制)freedom to live as you choose without too many restrictions from government or authority
the fight for justice and liberty
争取正义和自由的斗争
2.
[u]
自由(不受关押或奴役的状态)the state of not being a prisoner or a slave
He had to endure six months' loss of liberty.
他得忍受六个月失去自由之苦。
3.
[c]
自由(做某事的合法权利及行动自由)the legal right and freedom to do sth
The right to vote should be a liberty enjoyed by all.
投票权应当是人人享有的合法权利。
People fear that security cameras could infringe personal liberties.
人们担心保安摄像机会侵犯人身自由。
4.
[sing]
冒犯行为(或言语);放肆;失礼an act or a statement that may offend or annoy sb, especially because it is done without permission or does not show respect
He took the liberty of reading my files while I was away.
他趁我不在时擅自看我的文件。
They've got a liberty, not even sending me a reply.
他们真无礼,连个答复也不给我。

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