liberalizing

[ lib-er-uh-lahyz, lib-ruh- ]SEE DEFINITION OF liberalizing
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It proceeded from genuine principle, which is always expansive and liberalizing.

But upon the study of medicine these endeavors exercised, for the time being, a liberalizing influence.

The power of the magistrate has been a liberalizing agency in periods of growth.

He changed in a measure the doctrines and laws of Babism, liberalizing its provisions.

In some technical or scientific schools there are no liberalizing studies, aside from those of a professional character.

Relief came by 1730 with the passage of a new tobacco act, liberalizing the restrictions on the planters.

The liberalizing influence of this decision upon labor law can hardly be over-estimated.

He believed in the liberalizing influence of the humanities, while he denounced academic arrogance, pedantry and exclusiveness.

It hardly went beyond the liberalizing of the last two years of study.

I cannot here attempt so much as a sketch of the historical progress of the Liberalizing movement.

WORD ORIGIN

1774, from liberal (adj.) + -ize. Related: Liberalized; liberalizing.

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