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    liberal - Dictionary definition and meaning for word liberal

    Definition
    (noun) a person who favors a political philosophy of progress and reform and the protection of civil liberties
    Synonyms : liberalist , progressive
    Definition
    (noun) a person who favors an economic theory of laissez-faire and self-regulating markets Definition
    (adj) showing or characterized by broad-mindedness
    Synonyms : broad , large-minded , tolerant
    Example Sentence
    • a broad political stance
    • generous and broad sympathies
    • a liberal newspaper
    • tolerant of his opponent's opinions
    Definition
    (adj) having political or social views favoring reform and progress Definition
    (adj) tolerant of change; not bound by authoritarianism, orthodoxy, or tradition Definition
    (adj) given or giving freely
    Example Sentence
    • was a big tipper
    • the bounteous goodness of God
    • bountiful compliments
    • a freehanded host
    • a handsome allowance
    • Saturday's child is loving and giving
    • a liberal backer of the arts
    • a munificent gift
    • her fond and openhanded grandfather
    Definition
    (adj) not literal
    Synonyms : free , loose
    Example Sentence
    • a loose interpretation of what she had been told
    • a free translation of the poem
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