Meaning of FREEDOM in English

FREEDOM

noun

ADJECTIVE

▪ complete , full , maximum , perfect , real , total , true

▪ considerable , great

The new syllabus allows students greater ~ of choice.

▪ relative

▪ basic , fundamental

Living without war is a fundamental ~.

▪ human

▪ individual , personal

Individual ~ should be balanced against the rights of the community.

▪ new , new-found

When she lost her job, she at first relished her new-found ~.

▪ academic , artistic , creative , economic , intellectual , political , press , religious , sexual

Without academic ~, we cannot do any research.

… OF FREEDOM

▪ measure

Teachers can exercise a measure of ~ in their choice of materials.

VERB + FREEDOM

▪ enjoy (= have) , have

Publishers here enjoy comparative ~ to publish what they want.

▪ enjoy , relish ( esp. BrE ), value

I was enjoying the ~ of not having to go to work.

As a society we value ~ and privacy.

▪ seek , want

▪ find

▪ exercise

▪ achieve , gain , obtain , secure , win

The women have won many new ~s for themselves.

▪ maintain , preserve , retain

▪ defend , protect

This newspaper defends ~ of speech.

▪ promote

▪ give up , lose , surrender

As Mike saw it, marriage would mean giving up his ~.

▪ cost sb

His inability to resist temptation would eventually cost him his ~.

▪ allow sb , give sb , grant sb , offer sb , permit sb

▪ bring (sb) , provide

The party claims it can bring ~ and democracy to the country.

▪ guarantee

The constitution guarantees ~ of the press.

▪ deny sb

He was denied ~ of movement for a month.

▪ curtail , inhibit , limit , reduce , restrict , threaten

I don't want to curtail my daughter's ~.

Our ~ was threatened by press censorship.

▪ take , take away

▪ violate

PREPOSITION

▪ ~ from

~ from fear and pain

▪ ~ in

Managers have considerable ~ in running their offices.

▪ ~ of

to allow greater ~ of information

PHRASES

▪ ~ of choice

▪ ~ of expression , ~ of speech

▪ ~ of movement

▪ ~ of the press

Oxford Collocations English Dictionary.      Оксфордский английский словарь словосочетаний .