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Liberty

lib·er·ty
ˈlibərdē/
noun
noun: liberty
  1. 1.
    the state of being free within society from oppressive restrictions imposed by authority on one’s way of life, behavior, or political views.
    “compulsory retirement would interfere with individual liberty”
    antonyms: tyranny
  2. 2.
    the power or scope to act as one pleases.
    “individuals should enjoy the liberty to pursue their own interests and preferences”
    synonyms: freedom, independence, free rein, license, self-determination, free will, latitude

    “personal liberty”
    antonyms: constraint, slavery
    • PHILOSOPHY
      a person’s freedom from control by fate or necessity.
    • informal
      a presumptuous remark or action.
      “how did he know what she was thinking?—it was a liberty!”
    • NAUTICAL
      shore leave granted to a sailor.
Origin
late Middle English: from Old French liberte, from Latin libertas, from liber ‘free.’

Republicanims

Republicanism is an ideology of being a citizen in a state as a republic under which the people hold popular sovereignty. Many countries are “republics” in the sense that they are not monarchies.

The Fathers of Republicanism.

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A Republic

re·pub·lic
rəˈpəblik/
noun
noun: republic; plural noun: republics
  1. a state in which supreme power is held by the people and their elected representatives, and which has an elected or nominated president rather than a monarch.
    • archaic
      a group with a certain equality between its members.
Origin
late 16th century: from French république, from Latin respublica, from res ‘entity, concern’ + publicus ‘of the people, public.’

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