Liberal

  • 1 libéral — libéral, ale, aux [ liberal, o ] adj. et n. • v. 1160 « généreux »; lat. liberalis 1 ♦ Vieilli Qui donne facilement, largement. ⇒ généreux, large, munificent, prodigue. Il est plus libéral de promesses que d argent. 2 ♦ (v. 1210; lat. artes… …

    Encyclopédie Universelle

  • 2 libéral — libéral, ale (li bé ral, ra l ) adj. 1°   Qui est digne d un homme libre (ce qui est le sens propre). Éducation libérale.    Arts libéraux, par opposition aux arts mécaniques, ceux qui exigent une intervention grande et perpétuelle de l… …

    Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • 3 Liberal — Lib er*al (l[i^]b [ e]r*al), a. [F. lib[ e]ral, L. liberalis, from liber free; perh. akin to libet, lubet, it pleases, E. lief. Cf. {Deliver}.] 1. Free by birth; hence, befitting a freeman or gentleman; refined; noble; independent; free; not… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 4 Liberal — may refer to:PoliticsUnited States* One who supports social liberalism * Liberalism, a political ideology that seeks to maximize individual liberties. Within liberalism are competing schools of thought, in general they are: **Classical liberalism …

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  • 5 liberal — lib‧e‧ral [ˈlɪbrəl] adjective 1. believing that people should be free to behave as they like, and supporting gradual political and social change: • She has liberal views on such issues as equal education and job opportunities for black and white …

    Financial and business terms

  • 6 liberal — LIBERÁL, Ă, liberali, e, adj., s.m. I. adj. 1. Care aparţine liberalismului, privitor la liberalism. ♢ Burghezie liberală = parte a burgheziei adeptă a liberalismului. Partid liberal = partid al burgheziei liberale. 2. (înv.) Iubitor de libertate …

    Dicționar Român

  • 7 liberal — adj 1 Liberal, generous, bountiful, bounteous, openhanded, munificent, handsome are applied to a person or to his deeds or utterances and mean showing or revealing a spirit of giving freely and without stint. Liberal suggests openhandedness or… …

    New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • 8 Liberal DS — ( Liberal DS ) was a social liberal and social democratic faction within the Italian Democratic Party. Its leader is Enrico Morando.It was founded in 1998 as an internal faction of the Democrats of the Left. In 2001 its leader Morando was a… …

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  • 9 liberal — [lib′ər əl, lib′rəl] adj. [OFr < L liberalis < liber, free < IE base * leudhero , belonging to the people, free < base * leudh , to grow up, rise > Ger leute, people, OE leodan, to grow] 1. suitable for a freeman; not restricted:… …

    English World dictionary

  • 10 liberal — Adj erw. fach. (18. Jh.) Entlehnung. Entlehnt aus frz. libéral freiheitlich , dieses aus l. līberālis edel, freigebig, freiheitlich , zu l. līber frei . Das lateinische Wort war zuvor bereits in der Bedeutung freigebig entlehnt worden. Abstraktum …

    Etymologisches Wörterbuch der deutschen sprache

  • 11 liberal — adjetivo,sustantivo masculino y femenino 1. Que es partidario del liberalismo, o de las doctrinas favorables a la libertad política y a la tolerancia: régimen liberal, partido liberal, idea liberal. Estoy leyendo un libro sobre los liberales y… …

    Diccionario Salamanca de la Lengua Española

  • 12 liberal — (vom lat. liber ‚frei‘) bezeichnet: im allgemeinen Sprachgebrauch eine freiheitliche Gesinnung in der Politik und Politikwissenschaft eine politische Strömung, siehe Liberalismus in Bezug auf die Ökonomie den Wirtschaftsliberalismus eine Richtung …

    Deutsch Wikipedia

  • 13 Liberal — Liberal, MO U.S. city in Missouri Population (2000): 779 Housing Units (2000): 361 Land area (2000): 0.837014 sq. miles (2.167855 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.006604 sq. miles (0.017103 sq. km) Total area (2000): 0.843618 sq. miles (2.184958 sq.… …

    StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • 14 liberal — ► ADJECTIVE 1) willing to respect and accept behaviour or opinions different from one s own. 2) (of a society, law, etc.) favourable to individual rights and freedoms. 3) (in a political context) favouring individual liberty, free trade, and… …

    English terms dictionary

  • 15 liberal — Liberal, Prolixus animus, Liberalis. Liberal et qui donne volontiers et fait plaisir, Benignus. Fort liberal, Perliberalis. Liberal de paroles, Oratione beneficus. Sois liberal du tien, De tuo largitor puer …

    Thresor de la langue françoyse

  • 16 liberal — LIBERAL, [liber]ale. adj. Qui aime à donner, qui se plaist à donner. Genereux & liberal. liberal envers les gens de merite. il a l humeur, l inclination, l ame liberale. la nature luy a esté liberale de ses graces. liberal de loüanges. On dit… …

    Dictionnaire de l'Académie française

  • 17 liberal — I (broad minded) adjective adaptable to change, advanced, emancipated, fair minded, flexible, free thinking, impartial, liberalis, liberated, neutral, nonpartisan, not narrow minded, objective, open, open minded, progressive, receptive, tolerant …

    Law dictionary

  • 18 Liberal — n someone who supports or belongs to the former Liberal Party in Britain or the Liberal Party in Canada >Liberal adj …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 19 Liberal, KS — U.S. city in Kansas Population (2000): 19666 Housing Units (2000): 7014 Land area (2000): 11.058466 sq. miles (28.641294 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.138334 sq. miles (0.358283 sq. km) Total area (2000): 11.196800 sq. miles (28.999577 sq. km)… …

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  • 20 Liberal, MO — U.S. city in Missouri Population (2000): 779 Housing Units (2000): 361 Land area (2000): 0.837014 sq. miles (2.167855 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.006604 sq. miles (0.017103 sq. km) Total area (2000): 0.843618 sq. miles (2.184958 sq. km) FIPS… …

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