In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(para actuar, elegir)freedomla libertad de movimiento de trabajo — the freedom of movement of labor
- tiene plena libertad para tomar las medidas necesarias — he is completely free / he is at complete liberty to take the necessary measures
- libertad, igualdad, fraternidad — liberty, equality, fraternity
- les dieron la libertad a los esclavos — the slaves were given / granted their freedom
- queda usted en libertad — you are free to go
- dejaron en libertad a los sospechosos — they let the suspects go
- lo pusieron en libertad — they released him
- exigían la libertad de los estudiantes encarcelados — they were demanding the release of the imprisoned students
2libertades (feminine plural)(derechos)rightsno respetan las libertades fundamentales — they do not respect basic human rights
3(confianza)si necesitas algo, pídelo con toda libertad — if you need anything, feel free to ask
- puedes hablar con toda libertad — you can speak freely
- me tomé la libertad de invitarlo — I took the liberty of inviting him
- se está tomando muchas libertades — he's taking a lot of liberties
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