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adverb freely pronunciation in American English /ˈfrili/
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  1. 1
    without being stopped or controlled by rules or laws
    a freely elected government
    The shares could be traded freely on the open market.
  2. 2
    easily and smoothly, without being stopped or interrupted
    The traffic is moving quite freely this morning.
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  3. 3
    generously, or in a willing way
    Preservatives are added much too freely to most processed foods.
    They give their time freely to support our cause.
  4. 4
    without trying to hide anything
    He freely admits he is jealous.


a course of study which is much shorter than a university course and focuses on the skills you need for a job, especially computer-related skills

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an ancient Roman system of underfloor heating, used to heat houses with hot air; from the Latin 'hypocaustum'

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