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free·way

 (frē′wā′)
n.
2. A highway without tolls.

freeway

(ˈfriːˌweɪ)
n
1. (Automotive Engineering) another name for expressway
2. (Automotive Engineering) a major road that can be used without paying a toll

free•way

(ˈfriˌweɪ)

n.
1. an express highway with no intersections.
2. a toll-free highway.
[1925–30, Amer.]
highway, expressway, freeway, parkway, turnpike - A highway is a main road, while an expressway is a multilane highway; freeways, parkways, and turnpikes are types of expressways.
See also related terms for highway.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.freeway - a broad highway designed for high-speed trafficfreeway - a broad highway designed for high-speed traffic
autobahn - an expressway in a German-speaking country
autostrada - an expressway in an Italian-speaking country
carriageway - one of the two sides of a motorway where traffic travels in one direction only usually in two or three lanes
highway, main road - a major road for any form of motor transport
toll road, turnpike - an expressway on which tolls are collected

freeway

noun motorway, autobahn (German), autoroute (French), autostrada (Italian) The speed limit on the freeway is 55mph.

freeway

noun
A course affording passage from one place to another:
Translations
автомагистрала
dálnice
motorvej
moottoritie
autocesta
hraîbraut
高速道路
고속도로
avtocesta
motorväg
ทางหลวง
đường cao tốc

freeway

[ˈfriːweɪ] N (US) → autopista f

freeway

[ˈfriːweɪ] n (US)autoroute f

freeway

[ˈfriːˌweɪ] n (Am) → superstrada

free

(friː) adjective
1. allowed to move where one wants; not shut in, tied, fastened etc. The prison door opened, and he was a free man.
2. not forced or persuaded to act, think, speak etc in a particular way. free speech; You are free to think what you like.
3. (with with) generous. He is always free with his money/advice.
4. frank, open and ready to speak. a free manner.
5. costing nothing. a free gift.
6. not working or having another appointment; not busy. I shall be free at five o'clock.
7. not occupied, not in use. Is this table free?
8. (with of or from) without or no longer having (especially something or someone unpleasant etc). She is free from pain now; free of charge.
verbpast tense, past participle freed
1. to make or set (someone) free. He freed all the prisoners.
2. (with from or of) to rid or relieve (someone) of something. She was able to free herself from her debts by working at an additional job.
ˈfreedom noun
the state of not being under control and being able to do whatever one wishes. The prisoner was given his freedom.
ˈfreely adverb
1. in a free manner. to give freely to charity; to speak freely.
2. willingly; readily. I freely admit it was my fault.
Freefone® noun
(also freephone ; American toll-free number) a telephone number of a business or an organization that can be used free of charge by their customers etc; the system giving this service.
ˌfree-for-ˈall noun
a contest, debate etc in which anyone can take part.
ˈfreehand adjective, adverb
(of a drawing etc) (done) without any instruments (eg a ruler) to guide the hand.
ˈfreehold adjective
(of land, property etc) belonging completely to the owner, not just for a certain time.
ˈfreelance noun, adjective
(of or done by) a person who is working on his own, not for any one employer. a freelance journalist; freelance work.
verb
to work in this way. He is freelancing now.
Freepost noun
a system in Britain in which a business or an organization pays the cost of the post sent to it.
free ˈskating noun
a free style in ice-skating competitions.
free speech
the right to express an opinion freely. I believe in free speech.
free trade
trade with foreign countries without customs duties, taxes etc.
ˈfreeway noun
a motorway.
ˌfreeˈwheel verb
to travel (downhill) on a bicycle, in a car etc without using mechanical power.
free will
the ability to choose and act freely. He did it of his own free will.
a free hand
freedom to do whatever one likes. He gave her a free hand with the servants.
set free
to make (someone) free. The soldiers set the terrorists' prisoners free.

freeway

طَرِيقُ السَّيَارَاتِ dálnice motorvej Autobahn αυτοκινητόδρομος autopista moottoritie autoroute autocesta autostrada 高速道路 고속도로 snelweg motorvei autostrada auto-estrada автострада motorväg ทางหลวง otoyol đường cao tốc 高速公路
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