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liberal

USAGE NOTE
This word must begin with a capital letter in the sense shown in 6).
liberal(
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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
adjective
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)
a. liberal
The article is a scathing attack on Europe's liberal elite.El arículo es una crítica mordaz de la élite liberal de Europa.
6. (politics) (United Kingdom)
a. del Partido Liberal
The opposition says its just another typical Liberal program.La oposición dice que es solo otro típico programa del Partido Liberal.
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
noun
7. (broad-minded person)
a. el liberal
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
, la liberal
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
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.
Liberal
A proper noun refers to the name of a person, place, or thing.
proper noun
8. (politics) (United Kingdom)
a. el liberal
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
, la liberal
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
The Liberals recently elected a new party leader.Los liberales eligieron recientemente a un nuevo líder del partido.
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liberal
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
1. (tolerant person)
a. el liberal
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
la liberal
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
2. (politics)
a.
Liberalliberal mf
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
adjective
3. (tolerant)
a. liberal
liberal educationeducación liberal
4. (generous)
a. desprendido(a), generoso(a)
5. (abundant)
a. abundante, generoso(a)
6. (politics)
a.
Liberalliberal
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liberal [ˈlɪbərəl]
adjective
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
noun
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...
modifier
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
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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