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ˌlɪb ərˈtɛər i ənlib·er·tar·i·an

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. libertariannoun

    an advocate of libertarianism

  2. libertariannoun

    someone who believes the doctrine of free will


  1. libertariannoun

    One who advocates liberty either generally or on a specific issue, e.g. "civil libertarian" (in favour of civil liberties).

  2. libertariannoun

    A believer in a political doctrine that emphasizes individual liberty and a lack of governmental regulation and oversight both in matters of the economy ('free market') and in personal behavior where no one's rights are being violated or threatened. Also 'classical liberal', akin to 'anarcho-capitalist'.

  3. libertariannoun

    An anarchist, typically with socialist implications.

  4. libertariannoun

    In the philosophy branch of metaphysics, a believer in thinking beings' freedom to choose their own destiny, i.e. a believer in free will as opposed to those who believe the future is predetermined.

  5. libertariannoun

    a member of the Republican Party (especially a legislator) who emphasizes economic and Constitutional, rather than religious and personal, aspects of the party's platform.

  6. libertarianadjective

    Relating to the beliefs of libertarians, as in, "He has libertarian views". A relative tendency towards liberty, as in "libertarian capitalist".

  7. Libertariannoun

    A member of a political party or movement that uses the term "Libertarian" in its name (e.g., the Libertarian Party of the United States); one who is likely to support policies that are libertarian.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Libertarianadjective

    pertaining to liberty, or to the doctrine of free will, as opposed to the doctrine of necessity

  2. Libertariannoun

    one who holds to the doctrine of free will

  3. Etymology: [See Liberty.]

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of libertarian in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of libertarian in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Examples of libertarian in a Sentence

  1. Matt Strawn:

    Cruz's comments on (phone call) metadata help him with a significant share of Iowa's libertarian-oriented vote, while Rubio's responses are exactly what traditional national security conservatives in Iowa want to hear, little happened to alter the dynamic of the race as we approach Christmas.

  2. Charles Herring:

    Herring Networks , Inc. is getting really hard to find just the reliable, credible, fact-based news with substance, the second component is to provide a platform where more voices can be heard, voices that are ignored, libertarian and conservative voices.

  3. Nicholas Sarwark:

    They should not support one party or candidate over another. I will never patronize a store because they are being political, but I am sure to never patronize a store that is. americans are pretty diverse in their political decisions. If they want to maximize sales, they ought to offer both sides: the Democratic nominee and the Libertarian nominee, Gary Johnson.

  4. Howard Schultz:

    I wanna see the American people win, i wanna see America win. I dont care if youre a Democrat, Independent, Libertarian, Republican. Bring me your ideas. And I will be an independent person, who will embrace those ideas. Because I am not, in any way, in bed with a party.

  5. Donald Trump:

    I haven't really delved into the Libertarian Party to know where they stand, i'm not sure they would want to bring somebody in that isn't quite a match with their views. But you know, it's too late for this election.

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