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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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Giving freely. Also: Open to new ideas.

Usage examples (36)
  • The mind of the scholar, if he would leave it large and liberal, should come in contact with other minds.
  • I think the use of the term liberal from the short snipit that we are given is not the same liberal that the blogger is useing.
  • Using the term liberal and conervative is misleading.
  • Unfortunately people use the term liberal too liberally for more
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