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Definition of liberally adverb from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

      

    liberally

     adverb
    adverb
    BrE BrE//ˈlɪbərəli//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈlɪbərəli//
     
     
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  1. 1generously; in large amounts synonym generously (2), lavishly (2) Apply the cream liberally.
  2. 2in a way that is not completely accurate or exact synonym freely (6) The word ‘original’ is liberally interpreted in copyright law.
  3. 3in a way that is concerned with increasing somebody's general knowledge and experience rather than particular skills She was a highly cultivated, liberally educated woman.
  4. 4in a way that is connected with being willing to understand and respect other people's behaviour, opinions, etc. and believing people should be able to choose how they behave He was a modern, liberally inclined father.
  5. 5in a way that is connected with views that are politically liberal (2) The right wing attack the media for being liberally biased.