liberticide


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liberticide

(lɪˈbɜːtɪˌsaɪd)
n
1. (Government, Politics & Diplomacy) a destroyer of freedom
2. (Government, Politics & Diplomacy) the destruction of freedom
liˌbertiˈcidal adj

li•ber•ti•cide

(lɪˈbɜr təˌsaɪd)

n.
1. destruction of liberty.
2. a person who destroys liberty.
[1785–95]
li•ber`ti•cid′al, adj.

liberticide

1. the destruction of freedom.
2. the destroyer of freedom. — liberticidal, adj.
See also: Freedom
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