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freedom

free·dom

freedom

 
pronunciation:
fri dm
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: the condition of being free to act or move as one wishes.
Under the new government, people have freedom to travel inside and outside the country.The employees have freedom to wear whatever clothes they want.
synonyms:
liberty
similar words:
independence
definition 2: a specific right.
Freedom of speech is a right enjoyed by all Americans.
synonyms:
right
similar words:
license
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The word freedom contains the following part:
-dom Old English noun-forming suffix that means domain of; state of being
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The suffix -dom attaches to primarily Old English adjectives and nouns.