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  • v. Present participle of liberalise.


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  • I appreciate that the opposition has been a "rainbow alliance" including a lot of social conservatives but I don't see this as a "liberalising" bill quite the opposite.

    Don Foster: an apology

  • But I must pass on to the larger cases of this curious error; the notion that the "liberalising" of religion in some way helps the liberation of the world.


  • Just for the record, Adrian, I believe the Embryology Bill did not alter the Abortion law at all, despite huge efforts on all sides and a range of 'liberalising' amendments, including the one you mention, which would have further abandoned vulnerable women to coercion and the aborttoirs.

    British Blogs

  • "liberalising" policies that have created such a dismal outlook for ordinary people.

    The Guardian World News

  • Most of us within the Elders of Sodom are not easily offended or even discomfited by such symbols, but for all the tolerant strains of Christianity out there and all the profoundly ethical Christians that subscribe to them, the liberalising reformations of Christianity are far from universal.

    An Open Letter to the Usual Suspects

  • With the government poised to announce measures in the budget this week to kick-start house-building by liberalising planning laws, East Coker's dilemma could be the first of many similar disputes, albeit without the literary edge.

    East Coker, TS Eliot's placid village, resists threat of housing invasion

  • The prime minister insisted that the government should keep alive the idea which was one of the central recommendations in a report on liberalising employment regulations by the venture capitalist Adrian Beecroft.

    Vince Cable to block attempts to relax employment laws

  • That is the view of senior Whitehall sources over the handling of the report by the venture capitalist, Adrian Beecroft, into liberalising employment laws.

    Rethink on managing coalition after Nick Clegg rejects No 10 report

  • The meeting is understood to have broken up without reaching agreement on liberalising unfair-dismissal laws, leading to a delay in an announcement that was expected on Wednesday.

    Confidence in economy at lowest since 2008 crash – poll

  • We should be aware that liberalising abortion may lead to many more unnecessary cases.

    Unsafe abortion in Zambia


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