Definition of liberation front in English:

liberation front


  • often in names An organized political group campaigning to gain independence for a country or against discrimination or cruel treatment.

    ‘the National Liberation Front’
    ‘the Animal Liberation Front’
    • ‘Immediately following the Stonewall riots, Gay Liberation Fronts were formed in five American cities.’
    • ‘The Earth Liberation Front (ELF), is a radical environmental group of unclear origins.’
    • ‘In 1975 the Tamil United Front changed its name to the Tamil United Liberation Front (TULF).’
    • ‘Another faction, the Moro National Liberation Front, laid down its arms five years ago.’
    • ‘By 1991, the Eritrean People's Liberation Front succeeded in establishing the Provisional Government of Eritrea.’