liberate

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liberate someone or something from someone or something

to free someone or something from someone or something; to set someone or something free from the control of someone or something. The police hoped to liberate the child from his kidnappers. We liberated the town from the enemy. I liberated the cat from the trap.
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liberate

tv. to steal something. (Originally military.) We liberated a few reams of paper and a box of pens.
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For a very good compendium on the design, production, and use of the venerable Liberator (and Privateer), this is a fine addition to anyone's library.
A Solar Liberator installation can be up and running in minutes versus the days it takes to setup a traditional solar power system.
The making of Liberator involves 16 parts made from a tough, heat-resistant plastic used in products such as musical instruments, kitchen appliances and vehicle bumper bars and fifteen made with a 3D printer.
A metal plaque was placed on the gatepost 41 years later which reads: "This gate has filled the gap made by Liberator FK242 crashing on 31st October 1942 having been on anti-submarine duties over the Bay of Biscay.
The pilot, who also worked for Ford, told Mr Harris they had marked the Liberator down as a "probable" kill when they returned to their base in Norway.
The pilot, who also worked for Ford, told Mr Harris that they had marked the Liberator down as a "probable" kill when they returned to their base in Norway.
I talked to Frank Jardim, who makes the repro Liberator, and told him the story, and we both agree it is entirely plausible.
This essay argues 1) that the Liberator served as a critical space of translocal political activity, and 2) that its language/political rhetoric functioned dialogically, that is: the way Liberator communicated was as important as the ideological positions it expressed.
above), would fly his Liberator as part of Project Aphrodite.
She, more intuitive and wiser in the ways of human nature, assumed the role of counselor and protector of the Liberator.
Biographies carried over from the first edition include those for Chilean liberator Bernardo O'Higgins, the two Brazilian emperors, Jose Marti of Cuba, and Mexico's Pancho Villa.
The company also reports the return of Liberator Dopplebock.
The Boeing B-17 Flying Fortress "Nine O Nine" World War II heavy bomber, the Consolidated B-24 Liberator "Witchcraft" WWII heavy bomber and the P-51 Mustang will fly into Worcester airport at around 1:40 p.
I think it worth recording that, in the attack on May 5, 1945, a British Liberator was shot down killing members of its crew.