libre

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See also: LIBRE and libré

English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From French and Spanish libre (free, at liberty).

Pronunciation[edit]

The pronunciation is near to French one.

Adjective[edit]

libre (not comparable)

  1. (free software movement) With very few limitations on distribution or improvement; including source code.
  2. (uncommon) free (as in freedom); independent.

Usage notes[edit]

  • The latter sense is mainly used to distinguish from the gratis meaning of the word free.

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Cebuano[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Spanish libre, from Latin līber, from Old Latin loeber, from Proto-Italic *louðeros, from Proto-Indo-European *h₁lewdʰ-er-os, from *h₁lewdʰ- (people).

Adjective[edit]

libre

  1. Without charge; free, gratis.
  2. Not married; single.
  3. At liberty.
  4. Without burden.

Verb[edit]

libre

  1. To treat, to provide someone with (food, drink, or entertainment) at one's own expense.
  2. To pay for another person's purchase.

French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old French, borrowed from Latin līber (free), from Old Latin loeber, from Proto-Italic *louðeros, from Proto-Indo-European *h₁lewdʰ-er-os, from *h₁lewdʰ- (people).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /libʁ/
  • (file)
  • Homophone: libres
  • Hyphenation: libre

Adjective[edit]

libre (plural libres)

  1. free, at liberty
    Un homme libre.
    A free man.
  2. clear, free, vacant
    La voie est libre.
    The way is clear.
  3. free, without obligation
    Temps libre.
    Free time.

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Galician[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Portuguese libre, livre, from Latin līber.

Adjective[edit]

libre m, f (plural libres)

  1. free, not captive, unbound

Hiligaynon[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Spanish libre.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

líbre

  1. free; without charge; gratis

Interlingue[edit]

Noun[edit]

libre

  1. book

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Italian[edit]

Noun[edit]

libre f

  1. plural of libra

Norman[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old French, borrowed from Latin līber (free).

Adjective[edit]

libre m, f

  1. (Jersey) free

Novial[edit]

Noun[edit]

libre c (plural libres)

  1. book

Occitan[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Occitan libre, from Latin liber, librum (book).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

libre m (plural libres)

  1. book

Old Occitan[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin liber, librum. Gallo-Romance cognate with Old French livre.

Noun[edit]

libre m (oblique plural libres, nominative singular libres, nominative plural libre)

  1. book

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Spanish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈlibɾe/, [ˈliβɾe]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Latin līber, from Old Latin loeber, from Proto-Italic *louðeros, from Proto-Indo-European *h₁lewdʰ-er-os, from *h₁lewdʰ- (people).

Adjective[edit]

libre (plural libres)

  1. free (not imprisoned or enslaved)
  2. free (unconstrained by timidity or distrust)
  3. free (without obligations)
  4. (grammar) free (that can be unattached to another morpheme)
  5. free (without; not containing)
    Synonym: sin
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Etymology 2[edit]

See etymology on the main entry.

Verb[edit]

libre

  1. Formal second-person singular (usted) imperative form of librar.
  2. First-person singular (yo) present subjunctive form of librar.
  3. Formal second-person singular (usted) present subjunctive form of librar.
  4. Third-person singular (él, ella, also used with usted?) present subjunctive form of librar.

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Tagalog[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Spanish libre

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

líbre

  1. free; without charge; gratis

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