free speech


Origin:
1840–50, Americanism

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free speech
 
n
the right to express one's opinions publicly

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Example sentences
They must be allowed to express their conclusions in free speech and in votes
  that are combined with those of millions of others.
From now on, it's basically going to be all the free speech that money can buy.
They argue that the patent is invalid because it restricts free speech and free
  thought.
What proponents of this argument do not realize is that it both defies logic
  and tramples free speech about science.
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