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Free

Without cost. Free goods and services usually come with some strings attached. For example, one may receive a free item with an order to buy another item. Some dispute whether such bonuses are really free. See also: Sweetener.
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Elections in some other Arab countries have also shown movement toward greater freedom in recent months: Palestinians have voted in free local elections in recent months, and Egypt held its freest election ever this autumn, but it was marred by violence, low turnout and police intimidation at the polls.
I mean, in my family, I was the person that was the freest.
Indeed, the currency's value is determined in the freest market of all: Kabul's bazaar, where money changers trade six-inch piles of afghanis for $100 bills.
America prides itself on having one of the freest presses.
A big piece of news at the conference was Sun's announcement that it will release the source code for the StarOffice Suite under the GPL, the freest of the open-source licenses.
We follow the making of racialist colonial society and the upheavals that rendered it--in the Whites' self image-- "one of the freest republics on earth;" at the same time we see that there had been called forth a strong culture of slave resistances.
Hong Kong topped the list again as the freest economy in the world, with Singapore second.
The English-speaking Commonwealth Caribbean has one of the freest presses in the world.
Thompson asserts that medieval Castile was arguably "the freest society in Europe" (142).
The freest legislative elections since Algeria's independence in 1962 were held on 26 December 1991.
This authoritative guide will emphasize that, as a founding member of the WTO, Bahrain has been consistently ranked as one of the freest economies in the world.
MANAMA: Bahrain continues to be the freest economy in the Middle East and North Africa, according to a new report.