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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Article 30(1) of Regulation (EC) No 2200/96 provides that products withdrawn from the market may be put to certain uses other than free distribution.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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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