Free World

Free World
noun
anti-communist countries collectively (Freq. 2)
Hypernyms: ↑collection, ↑aggregation, ↑accumulation, ↑assemblage

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free-world, adj.
(often caps.)
the nations of the world that function chiefly under democratic and capitalistic systems rather than under totalitarianism or Communism.
[1945-50]

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Free World noun
The collective name used of themselves by capitalist democratic countries esp during the Soviet era to differentiate themselves from communist states
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free world or Free World,
(formerly) the nations of the world not under communist control; the non-Communist nations: »

In the underdeveloped lands, two thirds of the free world's people are underfed, badly housed, illiterate (Newsweek).

free´-world´,
Free´-World´, adjective.

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