Definitions

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  • n. One who, or that which, liberalizes.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. One who, or that which, liberalizes.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. One who or that which liberalizes, or makes liberal. Also spelled liberaliser.

Etymologies

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liberalize +‎ -er

Examples

  • Yet the untold story of his new government is that it may soon become Europe's star economic liberalizer.

    Ukraine's Economic Revolution

  • Jordan's Abdullah is a monarch, but he is a genuine liberalizer; his opponents in Parliament are elected but reactionaries.

    Bush's Really Good Idea

  • Mr. Dung has strong credentials as an economic liberalizer.

    Vietnam Pushes State-Owned Firms to Diversify

  • He was a liberalizer, a continuer of the Khrushchev tradition of opening the system bit by bit.

    Lenin's Tomb: The Last Days of the Soviet Empire

  • Voltaire might freely be lauded as on the whole a mighty and a beneficent liberalizer of thought.

    Classic French Course in English

  • America, the liberalizer, has touched the worthy Struthers with her wand of democracy and transformed her from a silent machine of service into a Vesuvian female with a mind and

    The Prairie Mother

  • The speakers were acceptable because they were liberal, and he was the great liberalizer.

    From the Easy Chair — Volume 01

  • The last, by endowing Value with the gift of fern seed and enabling it to walk invisible, turned the flank of the baronial tariff-system and made the roads safe for the great liberalizer Commerce.

    Among My Books Second Series

  • Colonel Qaddafi has long ruled through a phalanx of thuggish dauphins, each playing a different role - one the totalitarian enforcer, another, the pro-Western liberalizer - and each vying for the succession.

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