Definition of liberated in English:

liberated

adjective

  • 1(of a person) free from social conventions or traditional ideas, especially with regard to sexual roles.

    ‘the modern image of the independent, liberated woman’
    • ‘When we ask ourselves why we are not liberated, we often point to external limitations.’
    • ‘After I decided to say yes, it was like a giant load fell of my shoulders and I felt liberated and happy and free.’
    • ‘Just don't make the false assumption that we are more liberated than previous generations: we are as badly served by cultural conventions as ever.’
    • ‘By her account she was now liberated and free to speak her mind, unlike certain other members on the opposite side.’
    • ‘I thought that I would lose my independence, my liberated womanhood to the mop and the cookie sheet.’
    • ‘This leaves little room for liberated women to embrace men or the family structure.’
    • ‘While women remain liberated and autonomous in many respects, some - primarily those in families and middle-age - remain incapacitated.’
    • ‘Even if she's liberated and worldly, her parents are probably much more traditional.’
    • ‘Such passionate commitment to good writing springs from the faith of the free and the liberated writer.’
    • ‘The apologetic manager presented the liberated shoppers with free cosmetics.’
    • ‘Throughout the novel, the characters confront, engage, and dispel illusions in order to free their minds and to determine and renew a liberated vision.’
    • ‘Here's someone who's lived his whole life in a little town in Wales, and he's more liberated, inquisitive and at ease with the world than most people I know half his age.’
    • ‘In an ironic twist, the liberated modern couple seem awkward and anxious around each other, while the supposedly repressed Victorians pursue their passion with dangerous enthusiasm.’
    • ‘The image of fashionably cosmopolitan, self-reliant, and positively liberated young women prevails in the modern mass media.’
    • ‘That is to say, Linda is in and out of both cultures, believing in old-world traditions and embracing the new ideals of a liberated woman.’
    • ‘A liberated humanity would be able to inherit its historical legacy free of guilt.’
    freethinking, individualistic, unconventional, maverick
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  • 2(of a place or people) freed from enemy occupation.

    ‘liberated areas of the country’
    • ‘As mentioned above, in late April 1945, SAG members departed for Europe to inspect liberated enemy laboratories.’
    • ‘We knew the enemy would collapse and the liberated multitudes cheer us into the capital.’
    • ‘The prosecutors produced documents, newsreels of liberated concentration camps and films of atrocities made by the Nazis themselves.’
    • ‘Widespread looting in the capital put a damper on the jubilation of a liberated people.’
    • ‘If you think our presence here is not warranted, you have the misfortune of not being able to see the faces of a liberated people.’
    • ‘A liberated people had nothing to fear from the despots and aristocrats of feudal Europe.’
    • ‘The method was to lead the newly occupied village through the events which had taken place in the old liberated areas.’
    • ‘Literature experts say the faraway land in his poem means a liberated state and that his mother actually represents that country.’
    • ‘He thinks it is a pity the liberated areas did not produce cards.’
    • ‘The question of the administration of liberated areas was still unresolved when the Allied armies launched the Normandy landings on 6 June.’
    • ‘Back in France, de Gaulle simply appointed his own men to set up local administrations in liberated areas, bypassing the American plan for a military government of occupation.’
    • ‘They told me they lived on liberated land where anyone was welcome to stay.’
    • ‘One definition of a liberated country is a place that people come back to rather than leave.’
    • ‘It's a liberated zone, the only place where the cop won't treat you like trash.’

Pronunciation:

liberated

/ˈlɪbəreɪtɪd/