Definitions

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  • suffix free from; without

Etymologies

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Examples

  • Equities clearly remain at least relatively attractive investments, given the low interest rates on offer in the world's safer bond markets and the pressure on so-called risk -free triple-A credit ratings.

    For Stocks, Santa's Bag Already Looks Empty

  • And in the "tenure"-free environment Michelle Rhee is helping to create in this country, this would be the norm not just for new teachers, but for all teachers.

    Sabrina Stevens Shupe: Just Cause, or "Just 'Cause"?

  • And in the "tenure"-free environment Michelle Rhee is helping to create in this country, this would be the norm not just for new teachers, but for all teachers.

    Sabrina Stevens Shupe: Just Cause, or "Just 'Cause"?

  • And in the "tenure"-free environment Michelle Rhee is helping to create in this country, this would be the norm not just for new teachers, but for all teachers.

    Sabrina Stevens Shupe: Just Cause, or "Just 'Cause"?

  • And in the "tenure"-free environment Michelle Rhee is helping to create in this country, this would be the norm not just for new teachers, but for all teachers.

    Sabrina Stevens Shupe: Just Cause, or "Just 'Cause"?

  • Sunday, when more than 45,000 runners gather on the Verrazano-Narrows Bridge for the race, they'll be blissfully "rabbit"-free.

    A Runner and His…Entourage?

  • Although many reporters have been surprised and nonplussed by the good vibes and "substance"-free living they find in the parks, a few act as if they can hardly wait for something worse to set in: Just look at all the indecision, the self-indulgence, the distempers, the slovenliness!

    Jim Sleeper: Behind The Snarking About OWS

  • The -free construction means that we're free of whatever is being referenced, such as germ-free, fat-free or carbohydrate-free.

    Why Language Changes

  • When giving a quilt as a gift, wrap it in acid -free tissue paper and include instructions for storing it safely.

    Quilts Are Forever

  • When giving a quilt as a gift, wrap it in acid -free tissue paper and include instructions for storing it safely.

    Quilts Are Forever

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