Academic Word List

The 570 most common words in English academic texts

Type: adjective

Definitions: (adjective) If something is liberal, it allows for change, flexibility, and free thought.

Examples: (adjective) Some argue that the Church should take a more liberal view of sex. (adjective) Developed countries are slowly becoming more liberal in the way they view drugs.

Synonyms: adjectives: progressive, flexible, tolerant.

Academic Word List Sublist and Group: 5 D

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