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free

[friː]

  1. ADJ

    (compar freer)

    (superl freest)

    1. (=at liberty) libre; (=untied) libre, desatado

    2. (=unrestricted) libre; [choice, translation] libre

    3. (=clear, devoid)

    4. (Pol) (=autonomous, independent) [country, state] libre

    5. (=costing nothing) [ticket, delivery] gratuito, gratis; [sample, offer, transport, health care] gratuito

      tax-free

    6. (=not occupied) [seat, room, person, moment] libre; [post] vacante; [premises] desocupado

    7. (=generous, open) generoso (with con)

  2. ADV

    1. (=without charge)

    2. (=without restraint)

  3. VT

    1. (=release) [+ prisoner, people] liberar, poner en libertad; (from wreckage etc) rescatar; (=untie) [+ person, animal] desatar, soltar

    2. (=make available) [+ funds, resources] hacer disponible, liberar

    3. (=rid, relieve)

  4. N

  5. CPD

    see free-market

Examples from texts

However, where the goods are released for free circulation or placed under another customs procedure at an intermediate station, the customs office for that station shall act as the office of destination.
Sin embargo, cuando las mercancías sean despachadas a libre práctica o colocadas al amparo de otro régimen aduanero en una estación intermedia, la aduana a la que pertenezca esta estación asumirá la función de oficina de destino.
Article 30(1) of Regulation (EC) No 2200/96 provides that products withdrawn from the market may be put to certain uses other than free distribution.
El apartado 1 del artículo 30 del Reglamento (CE) n° 2200/96, prevé, para los productos retirados del mercado, destinos privilegiados distintos de la distribución gratuita.
For an isokinetic system, the exhaust pipe must be free of elbows, bends and sudden diameter changes for at least 6 pipe diameters upstream and 3 pipe diameters downstream of the tip of the probe.
Para un sistema isocinético, en el tubo de escape no deberá haber codos, curvas y cambios bruscos de diámetro en una distancia mínima igual a 6 diámetros corriente arriba y 3 diámetros corriente abajo, con respecto al extremo de la sonda.
He fell back, spluttering great gouts of blood as Cato wrenched his blade free, knocked his opponent to the ground with his shield and turned to look for another enemy.
Cayó hacia atrás y derramó unos enormes goterones de sangre cuando Cato sacó la espada de su cuerpo, lo tiró al suelo y se volvió en busca de otro enemigo.
Scarrow, Simon / The Eagle's ConquestScarrow, Simon / Roma Vincit!
Roma Vincit!
Scarrow, Simon
© 2001 by Simon Scarrow
© de la traducción: Montserrat Batista, 2002
© de la presente edición: Edhasa, 2002
The Eagle's Conquest
Scarrow, Simon
© 2001 by Simon Scarrow
They held me back, and I struggled and complained and pleaded, but all the time I knew that if I wanted, I could break free.
Me retuvieron y yo forcejeé, me quejé y supliqué, pero todo el rato sabía que si quería podría soltarme y acercarme a él.
Katzenbach, John / The Madman's TaleKatzenbach, John / La Historia del Loco
La Historia del Loco
Katzenbach, John
The Madman's Tale
Katzenbach, John
© 2004 by John Katzenbach
This dry extract is expressed in terms of the quantity of sucrose which, when dissolved in water and made up to a volume of one litre, gives a solution of the same specific gravity as the must or the alcohol-free wine.
Este extracto se expresa como la cantidad de sacarosa que, disuelta en una cantidad de agua suficiente para obtener un litro, da una solución con la misma densidad que el mosto o que el residuo del vino sin alcohol.
Keep cars and homes smoke-free.
Mantenga los vehículos y su hogar libres de humo.
© New South Wales Health Department for and on behalf of the Crown in right of the State of New South Wales
© New South Wales Health Department for and on behalf of the Crown in right of the State of New South Wales
Distilled or demineralised water, free from carbon dioxide and ammonia.
Agua destilada o desmineralizada, sin dióxido de carbono ni amoníaco;
reserves (statutory reserves and free reserves) not corresponding to underwriting liabilities,
las reservas ( legales y libres ) que no estén adscritas al cumplimiento de los compromisos ;
Article 61 cites those lists among the flanking measures which are directly linked to the free movement of persons in an area of freedom, security and justice.
El artículo 61 incluye el establecimiento de dichas listas entre las medidas de acompañamiento directamente vinculadas con la libre circulación de las personas en un espacio de libertad, de seguridad y de justicia.
You will have to wait longer, but it is free if you have a Medicare card.
Tendrá que esperar más, pero no tendrá que pagar nada si usted tiene la Tarjeta Medicare.
© New South Wales Health Department for and on behalf of the Crown in right of the State of New South Wales
© New South Wales Health Department for and on behalf of the Crown in right of the State of New South Wales
We hypothesized that the maximum load that the patient is capable of sustaining during respiratory muscle training would be a representative indicator free of problems of subjective comparisons of equivalence of intensity.
Nuestra hipótesis es que la carga máxima de entrenamiento que el paciente fuese capaz de sostener sería un índice representativo y un parámetro no sujeto a ningún prejuicio de equivalencia de intensidad.
© SEPAR - Sociedad Española de Neumología y Cirugía Torácica
© SEPAR - Sociedad Española de Neumología y Cirugía Torácica
We replace "are free of' with "do not contain" for clarity and because we believe that "do not contain" better describes what is attainable.
Sustituimos «estén libres de» por «no contengan» en aras de la claridad y porque consideramos que «no contengan» describe mejor lo que se puede lograr.
© FAO, 2011
© FAO, 2011
Mechanical equipment and plant must be of adequate strength and free from patent defect and suitable for the purpose for which it is intended.
Los equipos e instalaciones mecánicos deberán ser suficientemente resistentes, no presentar defectos aparentes y ser apropiados para el uso al que estén destinados.
Until such time as the Council has taken a decision under paragraph 1, the Member States shall be free to take such decisions themselves.
Hasta que el Consejo se pronuncie, con arreglo a lo dispuesto en el apartado 1, los Estados miembros podrán proceder por sí mismos a las comprobaciones citadas en el mencionado apartado.

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free1/15
friːlibre; libre; desatadoExamples

to break free — escaparse
to get free — escaparse
to let sb go free — dejar a algn en libertad
to pull sth/sb free — sacar algo/a algn; sacar or desenredar algo/a algn
to set free — liberar; emancipar, liberar; soltar
the screw had worked itself free — el tornillo se había aflojado

User translations

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  1. 1.

    free

    translation added by Christer Grundström
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Collocations

free space
espacio libre
free radical
radical libre
free thyroxine
tiroxina libre
free-induction decay
emisión de inducción libre
free-radical theory of aging
teoría del envejecimiento por los radicales libres
residue-free diet
dieta sin residuos
free competition
libre competencia
free good
bien gratuito
free trade
libre cambio
free trade
libre comercio
free trade area
zona de libre comercio
free trade zone
zona de libre comercio
free trade zone
zona franca
free text
texto libre
duty free shop
tienda libre de impuesto

Word forms

free

verb
Basic forms
Pastfreed
Imperativefree
Present Participle (Participle I)freeing
Past Participle (Participle II)freed
Present Indefinite, Active Voice
I freewe free
you freeyou free
he/she/it freesthey free
Present Continuous, Active Voice
I am freeingwe are freeing
you are freeingyou are freeing
he/she/it is freeingthey are freeing
Present Perfect, Active Voice
I have freedwe have freed
you have freedyou have freed
he/she/it has freedthey have freed
Present Perfect Continuous, Active Voice
I have been freeingwe have been freeing
you have been freeingyou have been freeing
he/she/it has been freeingthey have been freeing
Past Indefinite, Active Voice
I freedwe freed
you freedyou freed
he/she/it freedthey freed
Past Continuous, Active Voice
I was freeingwe were freeing
you were freeingyou were freeing
he/she/it was freeingthey were freeing
Past Perfect, Active Voice
I had freedwe had freed
you had freedyou had freed
he/she/it had freedthey had freed
Past Perfect Continuous, Active Voice
I had been freeingwe had been freeing
you had been freeingyou had been freeing
he/she/it had been freeingthey had been freeing
Future Indefinite, Active Voice
I shall/will freewe shall/will free
you will freeyou will free
he/she/it will freethey will free
Future Continuous, Active Voice
I shall/will be freeingwe shall/will be freeing
you will be freeingyou will be freeing
he/she/it will be freeingthey will be freeing
Future Perfect, Active Voice
I shall/will have freedwe shall/will have freed
you will have freedyou will have freed
he/she/it will have freedthey will have freed
Future Perfect Continuous, Active Voice
I shall/will have been freeingwe shall/will have been freeing
you will have been freeingyou will have been freeing
he/she/it will have been freeingthey will have been freeing
Future in the Past Indefinite, Active Voice
I should/would freewe should/would free
you would freeyou would free
he/she/it would freethey would free
Future in the Past Continuous, Active Voice
I should/would be freeingwe should/would be freeing
you would be freeingyou would be freeing
he/she/it would be freeingthey would be freeing
Future in the Past Perfect, Active Voice
I should/would have freedwe should/would have freed
you would have freedyou would have freed
he/she/it would have freedthey would have freed
Future in the Past Perfect Continuous, Active Voice
I should/would have been freeingwe should/would have been freeing
you would have been freeingyou would have been freeing
he/she/it would have been freeingthey would have been freeing
Present Indefinite, Passive Voice
I am freedwe are freed
you are freedyou are freed
he/she/it is freedthey are freed
Present Continuous, Passive Voice
I am being freedwe are being freed
you are being freedyou are being freed
he/she/it is being freedthey are being freed
Present Perfect, Passive Voice
I have been freedwe have been freed
you have been freedyou have been freed
he/she/it has been freedthey have been freed
Past Indefinite, Passive Voice
I was freedwe were freed
you were freedyou were freed
he/she/it was freedthey were freed
Past Continuous, Passive Voice
I was being freedwe were being freed
you were being freedyou were being freed
he/she/it was being freedthey were being freed
Past Perfect, Passive Voice
I had been freedwe had been freed
you had been freedyou had been freed
he/she/it had been freedthey had been freed
Future Indefinite, Passive Voice
I shall/will be freedwe shall/will be freed
you will be freedyou will be freed
he/she/it will be freedthey will be freed
Future Perfect, Passive Voice
I shall/will have been freedwe shall/will have been freed
you will have been freedyou will have been freed
he/she/it will have been freedthey will have been freed

free

adverb
Positive degreefree
Comparative degreefreer
Superlative degreefreest

free

adjective
Positive degreefree
Comparative degreefreer
Superlative degreefreest