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Middle EnglishEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

Old English frēodōm, from Proto-Germanic *frijadōmaz. Equivalent to fre +‎ -dom.

PronunciationEdit

  • (Early ME) IPA(key): /ˈfrøːdoːm/
  • IPA(key): /ˈfreːdɔm/, /ˈfreːdoːm/

NounEdit

fredom (plural fredoms or fredomes)

  1. freedom, liberty
  2. nationhood, independence
  3. free action, free will
  4. generosity, charitableness
  5. right, privilege (or a set of them)
  6. authority, freedom to act

DescendantsEdit

  • English: freedom
  • Scots: fredom

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