1. (open) 
a. liberal 
The liberal thinker can never adhere to a strict text.El pensador liberal nunca puede adherirse a un texto estricto.
2. (loose) 
a. libre 
That's not exactly what I meant. You took a very liberal interpretation of what I said.No es exactamente lo que quise decir. Hiciste una interpretación muy libre de lo que dije.
3. (generous) 
a. abundante 
She tossed a liberal quantity of salt into the stew.Echó una cantidad abundante de sal al guiso.
b. generoso 
You won't leave hungry. She serves very liberal portions.No te vas a ir con hambre. Sirve porciones muy generosas.
4. (ready to share) 
a. generoso 
She is very liberal when it comes to helping children in need.Es muy generosa cuando se trata de ayudar a niños carenciados.
5. (politics) 
The opposition says its just another typical Liberal program.La oposición dice que es solo otro típico programa del Partido Liberal.
6. (broad-minded person) 
He is a true liberal. He accepts everyone and judges them only on their inner character.Es un verdadero liberal. Acepta a todos y los juzga sólo por su carácter.
proper noun
7. (politics) 
The Liberals recently elected a new party leader.Los liberales eligieron recientemente a un nuevo líder del partido.
1. (tolerant person) 
a. el liberal (M)la liberal (F) 
2. (politics) 
Liberalliberal mf
3. (tolerant) 
a. liberal 
liberal educationeducación liberal
4. (generous) 
a. desprendido(a), generoso(a) 
5. (abundant) 
a. abundante, generoso(a) 
6. (politics) 
liberal [ˈlɪbərəl]
1 (tolerant) [+person, view, education, regime] liberal
I hope I'm as liberal as your father was She is known to have liberal views on divorce and contraception He went to the liberal University College School in north London My school was traditional, but more liberal than other public schools the country prospered under the liberal regime of....
2 (generous) [+quantity, amount] abundante; generoso; [+portion] generoso
They splashed him with liberal amounts of icy sea water Cover in a liberal sprinkling of freshly chopped mint His face was covered in a liberal sprinkling of ginger freckles He spread a liberal portion of cream cheese on his bagel Fresh herbs can be used in liberal quantities
to be liberal with sth ser generoso con algo; he is very liberal with his money es muy generoso con el dinero; she was rather liberal with the mayonnaise puso mucha mayonesa; he is not liberal with his praise no es muy pródigo con los elogios
3 (Britain) (Pol) (of the Liberal Party)
Liberal [+MP] del partido liberal; [+government, policy] liberal
...a Liberal MP... ...the 1906-10 Liberal [Government].
4 (free) [+interpretation, translation] libre
1 (broad-minded person) liberal (m)
a pair of enlightened liberals. He warned liberals against mimicking Republican policies.
2 (Britain) (Pol)
Liberal liberal (m)
The Liberals will support the motion...
the liberal arts (n) especially (US) (Univ) las humanidades; las artes liberales
She went to Rome and taught the liberal arts Recently Spelman was designated the best regional liberal arts college in the South
Liberal Democrat (n) (Britain) (Pol) demócrata (m) liberal
Fewer than a third can name a single Liberal Democrat
the Liberal Democratic Party (n) (Britain) el Partido Democrático Liberal
the Liberal Party (n) (Britain) el Partido Liberal
liberal studies (n) especially (Britain) asignatura de letras complementaria para aquellos que estudian ciencias
...a liberal studies course
1. (politics) 
a. liberal 
Nuestro candidato apoya las políticas económicas liberales y se opone al comunismo.Our candidate supports liberal economic policies and opposes communism.
2. (tolerant) 
a. liberal 
Somos bastante liberales con respecto a los gustos de nuestro hijo.We are fairly liberal about our child's preferences.
3. (abundant) 
a. generous 
Marta nos sirvió pollo y una porción liberal de papas al horno.Marta served us chicken and a generous helping of baked potatoes.
b. liberal 
Añade una cantidad liberal de pimienta y sal a la carne.Add a liberal amount of salt and pepper to the meat.
4. (profession) 
Mi padre era granjero y trabajó duro para que yo pudiera estudiar y tener una profesión liberal.My father was a farmer who worked hard so I could have education and a white-collar profession.
masculine or feminine noun
5. (politics) 
a. liberal 
Los liberales y los conservadores se pusieron de acuerdo sobre la nueva reforma tributaria.Liberals and conservatives agreed on the new tax reform.
1 (Política) liberal
2 (tolerante) liberal; open-minded
son muy liberales con sus hijos
3 (generoso) liberal; generous
4 [+profesión] liberal
otra posibilidad de vivir en el campo es dedicarse a una profesión liberal o artística
Phrases with "liberal"
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liberal arts 
la artes liberales 
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