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Related to free rein: give free rein
Unlimited freedom to act or make decisions: gave me free rein to reorganize the department.
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unhampered freedom of movement, choice, or action.
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|Noun||1.||free rein - the removal of constraints; "he gave free rein to his impulses"; "they gave full play to the artist's talent"|
freedom - the condition of being free; the power to act or speak or think without externally imposed restraints
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