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Definition of the noun free world

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  1. anti-communist countries collectively

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  1. collectively, all the countries that have democratic or capitalistic governments, as opposed to dictatorships or communist states.


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The Free World is a Cold War–era term for the non-communist countries of the world. The free world included countries such as the United States, the United Kingdom, Italy, France, Canada, West Germany, Australia, and countries belonging to organizations such as the European Community and NATO. In addition, the "Free World" occasionally includes the Commonwealth realms, Japan, Israel, and India.

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Google previewEncyclopaedic Dictionary of Business Organization (1999)

by Pooja Narang

Free World: The term used for the designation of the tthe noncommunist countries of the world, which came into use after the Second World War. Proposals, made at various times, and aiming at setting up an institutional framework for these ...

Google previewSafire's Political Dictionary (2008)

by William Safire

free world In the eyes of democracies, an amorphous agglomeration of nations not under dictatorship. The free world gained currency in the early 1940s as the AXIS threat loomed and in the ...

Google previewCompanion Encyclopedia of Geography (2003)

The Environment and Humankind by Prof Ian Douglas, Ian Douglas, Richard John Hugget, Mike Robinson

'Free world' nations sought new trading alliances based on the revised geography of the postwar period. In some cases, like the establishment of the European Union, the intentions were broadbased and, in commodity terms, unspecific.

Google previewThe Encyclopedia of the Vietnam War: A Political, Social, and Military History, 2nd Edition [4 volumes] (2011)

A Political, Social, and Military History by Spencer C. Tucker

Johnson called for “Free World Military Forces” to create an alliance of “Many Flags” to aid South Vietnam, “a beleaguered friend.” This decision to request support ...

Google previewCassell's Dictionary of Slang (2005)

by Jonathon Green

see FREE WORLD n. (1). Free State coal n. [late 19C] (S.Afr.) dried cow-dung, used as fuel. freestyle n. [1990s*] (US Black/teen) ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Christian Biography, Literature, Sects and Doctrines (1887)

Being a Continuation of "The Dictionary of the Bible". by William Smith, Henry Wace

This is how sin entered into the Christ Himself told the Jews, “If the Son, world; how it has been perpetuated in the therefore, shall make you free, ye s/aall be free world ever since; how it continues in the world indeed " (St. John viii. 36), and as ...

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There are many people in the world who really don't understand-or say they don't-what is the great issue between the free world and the Communist world. ... Let them come to Berlin (John F. Kennedy)
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