Pronunciation:  US [ˈlɪb(ə)rəl] UK ['lɪb(ə)rəl]
  • adj.Generous and broad-minded; enlightened, (political and economic) freedom
  • n.People who understand and respect the opinions of others; generous person; the enlightened man
  • WebGenerous; large, rich


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