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    Liberty: Definition and Meaning

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    Can you please define and explain the meaning of liberty?

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    Liberty means, by dictionary definition:
    "1. freedom from arbitrary or despotic government or control.
    2. freedom from external or foreign rule; independence.
    3. freedom from control, interference, obligation, restriction, hampering conditions, etc.; power or right of doing, thinking, speaking, etc., according to choice.
    4. freedom from captivity, confinement, or physical restraint: The prisoner soon regained his liberty.
    5. permission granted to a sailor, especially ...

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    The definitions of liberty, and the term's attending further necessary questions, are touched on in brief.

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