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A conservative is a liberal who's been mugged, and a libertarian is a conservative who's been indicted.
Jack Abramoff

Meaning of "libertarian" in the English dictionary

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ETYMOLOGY OF THE WORD LIBERTARIAN

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PRONUNCIATION OF LIBERTARIAN

libertarian  [ˌlɪbəˈtɛərɪən] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF LIBERTARIAN

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adjective
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pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Libertarian can act as a noun and an adjective.
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The adjective is the word that accompanies the noun to determine or qualify it.

WHAT DOES LIBERTARIAN MEAN IN ENGLISH?

libertarian

Libertarianism

Libertarianism is a classification of political philosophies that uphold liberty as their principal objective. Libertarians seek to maximize autonomy and freedom of choice, emphasizing political freedom, voluntary association and the primacy of individual judgment. While libertarians share a skepticism of authority, they diverge on the scope of their opposition to existing political and economic systems. Various schools of libertarian thought offer a range of views regarding the legitimate functions of state and private power, often calling to restrict or even to wholly dissolve pervasive social institutions. Rather than embodying a singular, rigid systematic theory or ideology, libertarianism has been applied as an umbrella term to a wide range of sometimes discordant political ideas through modern history. Although some present-day libertarians advocate laissez-faire capitalism and strong private property rights, such as in land, infrastructure and natural resources, others, notably libertarian socialists, seek to abolish capitalism and private ownership of the means of production in favor of their common or cooperative ownership and management.

Definition of libertarian in the English dictionary

The definition of libertarian in the dictionary is a believer in freedom of thought, expression, etc. Other definition of libertarian is of, relating to, or characteristic of a libertarian.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH LIBERTARIAN


authoritarian
ɔːˌθɒrɪˈtɛərɪən
communitarian
kəˌmjuːnɪˈtɛərɪən
documentarian
ˌdɒkjʊmənˈtɛərɪən
egalitarian
ɪˌɡælɪˈtɛərɪən
flexitarian
ˌflɛksɪˈtɛərɪən
fruitarian
fruːˈtɛərɪən
humanitarian
hjuːˌmænɪˈtɛərɪən
nonsectarian
ˌnɒnsɛkˈtɛərɪən
Ontarian
ɒnˈtɛərɪən
parliamentarian
ˌpɑːləmɛnˈtɛərɪən
pescetarian
ˈpɛskəˌtɛərɪən
proletarian
ˌprəʊlɪˈtɛərɪən
sanitarian
ˌsænɪˈtɛərɪən
sectarian
sɛkˈtɛərɪən
Tartarian
tɑːˈtɛərɪən
totalitarian
təʊˌtælɪˈtɛərɪən
Trinitarian
ˌtrɪnɪˈtɛərɪən
unitarian
ˌjuːnɪˈtɛərɪən
utilitarian
juːˌtɪlɪˈtɛərɪən
vegetarian
ˌvɛdʒɪˈtɛərɪən

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE LIBERTARIAN

liberator
liberatory
Liberec
Liberia
Liberian
libero
libertarianism
liberticide
liberties
libertinage
libertine
libertinism
liberty
Liberty bodice
liberty cap
Liberty Enlightening the World
liberty hall
liberty horse
Liberty Island
liberty ship

WORDS THAT END LIKE LIBERTARIAN

agrarian
antiquarian
aquarian
assistant librarian
barbarian
Bavarian
Brian
Bulgarian
centenarian
contrarian
culinarian
Hungarian
librarian
Maid Marian
Marian
Old Bulgarian
ovarian
quinquagenarian
riparian
school librarian
veterinarian

Synonyms and antonyms of libertarian in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

SYNONYMS OF «LIBERTARIAN»

The following words have a similar or identical meaning as «libertarian» and belong to the same grammatical category.
synonyms of libertarian

Translation of «libertarian» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF LIBERTARIAN

Find out the translation of libertarian to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of libertarian from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «libertarian» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

自由论者
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

libertario
570 millions of speakers

English

libertarian
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

मुक्तिवादी
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

التحررية
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

борец за свободу
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

libertário
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

উদারবাদী
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

libertaire
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Libertarian
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

libertär
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

自由主義の
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

자유론자
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Libertarian
85 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Vietnamese

tự do chủ nghĩa
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

லிபர்ட்டேரியன்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

उदारमतवादी
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

özgürlükçü
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

libertario
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

libertarianin
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

борець за свободу
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

libertarian
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

ελευθεριακή
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

liberalis
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

frihetlig
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

frihetlig
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of libertarian

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «LIBERTARIAN»

The term «libertarian» is quite widely used and occupies the 32.570 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «LIBERTARIAN» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about libertarian

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10 QUOTES WITH «LIBERTARIAN»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word libertarian.
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Jack Abramoff
A conservative is a liberal who's been mugged, and a libertarian is a conservative who's been indicted.
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Marcia Angell
There's a certain libertarian right-wing view that there should be no FDA, that people can decide for themselves whether medicines are safe and effective. That's nonsense. Most people don't have the expertise or the resources to mount a proper study to find out whether a treatment is safe or effective.
3
John Bolton
Well, I'm a libertarian conservative, so I believe in limited government/maximum individual freedom.
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Noam Chomsky
With the development of industrial capitalism, a new and unanticipated system of injustice, it is libertarian socialism that has preserved and extended the radical humanist message of the Enlightenment and the classical liberal ideals that were perverted into an ideology to sustain the emerging social order.
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Tyler Cowen
Economics is sometimes associated with the study and defense of selfishness and material inequality, but it has an egalitarian and civil libertarian core that should be celebrated.
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Tyler Cowen
What I would like to vote for is a candidate that is socially liberal, a fiscal conservative, broadly libertarian with a small 'l' but sensible and pragmatic and with a chance of winning. That's more or less the empty set.
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Eugene Fama
I'm an extreme libertarian, but I realize we're in a democracy, and in a democracy, people can have views of all stripes, and there's no reason to argue about it.
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Penn Jillette
You have to be careful as a libertarian because you can sound very Republican.
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Penn Jillette
Everyone's goals are the same with very small differences. I mean, the goal of a socialist and the goal of a libertarian are exactly the same. The goals are happiness and security and freedom, and you balance those.
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Penn Jillette
I'm a hardcore libertarian - I want everything legal - but I also believe that you have the right to free association.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «LIBERTARIAN»

Discover the use of libertarian in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to libertarian and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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The Libertarian Idea
Libertarianism is both a philosophy and a political view.
Jan Narveson, 2001
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Four Theories of the Press: The Authoritarian, Libertarian, ...
''Essays prepared in connection with a study of the social responsibilities of mass communicators, being conducted for the Department of the Church and Economic Life of the National Council of Churches.''
Fred Seaton Siebert, 1956
3
Atlas Shrugged: (Centennial Edition)
This is the story of a man who said that he would stop the motor of the world—and did.
Ayn Rand, 2005
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New Libertarian Manifesto and Agorist Class Theory
We are coerced by our fellow human beings.
Wally Conger, Samuel Edward Konkin, III, 2006
5
Libertarian Accounts of Free Will
This comprehensive study offers a balanced assessment of libertarian accounts of free will.
Randolph Clarke, Randolph K. Clarke, 2005
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Faith in Freedom: Libertarian Principles and Psychiatric ...
In Faith in Freedom: Libertarian Principles and Psychiatric Practices, Szasz addresses this question. After examining the theoretical underpinnings of the problem, with precision, he presents several analytical studies.
Thomas Stephen Szasz
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The Great Libertarian Offer
Libertarian activist and presidential candidate Harry Browne puts forward the Libertarian platform in this compelling political polemic.
Harry Browne, 2000
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Nozick's Libertarian Project: An Elaboration and Defense
The book also rebuts many of the most common criticisms to have been levelled at this worldview, including those from left libertarians and from egalitarians such as as G.A. Cohen.
Mark D. Friedman, 2011
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Libertarian Socialism: Politics in Black and Red
Annotation. This collection of essays, showing how the boundaries between Marxism and anarchism have been more porous and fruitful than is conventionally recognised, charts a history of radical socialist collaborations from the late 19th ...
Dave Berry, Alex Prichard, Ruth Kinna, 2012
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The Libertarian Reader: Classic and Contemporary Writings ...
The first collection of seminal writings on a movement that is rapidly changing the face of American politics, The Libertarian Reader links some of the most fertile minds of our time to a centuries-old commitment to freedom, self ...
David Boaz, 2010

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «LIBERTARIAN»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term libertarian is used in the context of the following news items.
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Should 'Libertarian Parents' Be Strict Or Permissive? - Newsweek
They often begin by asking what “libertarian parenting” would look like. Naturally, they then imagine parents being analogous to government ... «Newsweek, Jul 15»
2
Is True Detective the Most Libertarian Show on TV? - Hit & Run …
Is there any TV show more flat-out libertarian than Season Two of True Detective? For that matter, is there any TV network airing more flat-out ... «Reason, Jul 15»
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Revisiting Murray Rothbard's Thoughts on Libertarian Strategy
Gage Skidmore/FlickrIn thinking about libertarian strategy, I find it useful to revisit the framework set out by Murray Rothbard in For a New ... «Reason, Jul 15»
4
Civil Libertarian Rand Paul Becomes the Frontman for a Notorious …
A civil libertarian like Paul, especially one who is trying to strike a concerned pose about the abuse of minority rights, ought to understand this. «Reason, Jul 15»
5
Libertarian Regional Summit in Mt. Vernon
Libertarian Party chapters from all over southern Illinois are gathering this weekend for a Regional Summit in Mt. Vernon. State chairman Lex ... «WSIU, Jul 15»
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Rap video a win for Libertarian Loser
Corey "Sage" Fauconier, campaign manager for Libertarian candidate for Virginia senate Carl Loser, shows the L sign for Loser that he uses in ... «Richmond Times-Dispatch, Jul 15»
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Ohio Republicans Spent More Than Half a Million Keeping …
Then, in a federal lawsuit filed by the Libertarian Party of Ohio (LPO), District Judge Michael H. Watson found that it was "obvious" that ... «Reason, Jul 15»
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Seasteading still floating libertarian utopia idea | MNN - Mother …
In 2008, a more modern utopia was proposed by the Seasteading Institute, backstopped financially by Peter Thiel, a wealthy Libertarian best ... «Mother Nature Network, Jul 15»
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Paul Rand - Los Angeles Times
When Rand Paul began charting his presidential run, the Ray-Ban-wearing senator and heir apparent to a libertarian legacy rebranded himself ... «Los Angeles Times, Jul 15»
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Which One Of These Libertarian Stereotypes Are You? Part 2
The ultimate independent, rough and tumble individual. Have a problem with your car? You fix it, mechanics cost money and its your car, you ... «The Libertarian Republic, Jul 15»

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« EDUCALINGO. Libertarian [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/libertarian>. Aug 2019 ».
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