Definitions

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  • adv. In a liberal manner, generously or in accordance with political views associated with the liberals.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adv. In a liberal manner.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • In a liberal manner.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adv. freely in a nonliteral manner
  • adv. in a generous manner

Etymologies

liberal +‎ -ly (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • It is true that I do not define “American imperialism” nor do most writers on the period nor, indeed, so far as I am aware does Beisner, although he uses the term liberally in both his critique and his book.

    Interpretations of American History

  • Feel free to use the phrase liberally in the next few days, when discussing Gingrich.

    Chris Weigant: Predicting Florida: Newt's Petard

  • If our U.S. journalists - and I use the term liberally - possessed your mental clarity and objectivity, it is unlikely that we would be in this mess.

    On Thursday, the Legg report will be published along with...

  • The word liberally is used not only in James 1:5 but (as liberality) also in 2 Corinthians 8 (to describe how the Macedonian churches gave to help others in need) and 2 Corinthians 9 (to describe how the church of Corinth should sow liberally or generously so they would reap liberally or generously).

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  • While we are "young" I use the term liberally: my husband and I will live in larger cities.

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  • Furthermore, anyone familiar with Sabean's "methodology" (I use the term liberally) will not expect Belt to see regular playing time in SF any faster than Posey did: as Giant Torture points out, even a breakout ST would still likely have him start the year in AAA.

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  • J. Edgar Hoover, director of the FBI from 1924 to 1972, used the term liberally to describe African Americans who spent their lives fighting for equality ….

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  • J. Edgar Hoover, director of the FBI from 1924 to 1972, used the term liberally to describe African Americans who spent their lives fighting for equality.

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  • "impossible" did not stop Coca-Cola from using the term liberally and widely.

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  • This idiot at the Kansas City Scar said, "J. Edgar Hoover, director of the FBI from 1924 to 1972, used the term liberally to describe African Americans who spent their lives fighting for equality. ...

    The Radio Equalizer: Brian Maloney

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