Definition of liberate verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

      

    liberate

     verb
    verb
    NAmE//ˈlɪbəˌreɪt//
     
    Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they liberate
     
    he / she / it liberates
     
    past simple liberated
     
    -ing form liberating
     
     
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  1. 1liberate somebody/something (from somebody/something) to free a country or a person from the control of someone else The city was liberated by the advancing army.
  2. 2liberate somebody (from something) to free someone from something that restricts their enjoyment of life Writing poetry liberated her from the routine of everyday life.
NAmE//ˌlɪbəˈreɪʃn//
 
noun [uncountable, singular] a war of liberation liberation from poverty women's liberation
NAmE//ˈlɪbəˌreɪt̮ər//
 
noun
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