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liberal

liberal(
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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
adjective
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 roast 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)
a. white-collar
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 an education and a white-collar profession.
This means that the noun can be masculine or feminine, depending on the gender of person it refers to (e.g. el doctor, la doctora).
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.
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liberal
adjective
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
liberal
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