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  1. liberate

    • IPA[ˈlɪbəreɪt]

    英式

    • v.
      set (someone) free from imprisonment, slavery, or oppression;free (a place or people) from enemy occupation
    • verb: liberate, 3rd person present: liberates, gerund or present participle: liberating, past tense: liberated, past participle: liberated

    • 釋義
    • v.
      動詞
    • 1. set (someone) free from imprisonment, slavery, or oppression:

      the serfs had been liberated

    • 2. free (a place or people) from enemy occupation:

      twelve months earlier Paris had been liberated

    • 3. release (someone) from a situation which limits freedom of thought or behaviour:

      she is liberated from the constraints of an unhappy marriage

    • 4. free (someone) from social conventions, especially those concerned with accepted sexual roles:

      ways of working politically that liberate women

    • 5. release (gas, energy, etc.) as a result of chemical reaction or physical decomposition:

      the energy liberated by the annihilation of matter is huge

    • 6. steal (something):

      the drummer's wearing a beret he's liberated from Lord knows where

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