四大自由

专有名词

partial

(the) four freedoms

noun

Comparative law notes

The phrase "The Four Freedoms" can mean different things in different contexts. In China, it is often used to refer to "The Four Great Freedoms" under the Cultural Revolution: the four great freedoms to "speak freely", to "air your views freely," to engage in "big debates" and to write "big character posters" (大鸣、大放、大辩论、大字报).

Definitions of (the) four freedoms

(EU LAW) the free movement of goods, services, capital and labour

We believe their actions are violating one of the four fundamental freedoms of the internal market: the freedom to provide services.

(US) freedom of speech and expression, freedom of worship, freedom from want (=needing something but not being able to have it), and freedom from fear

There will be a reading from the 'Four Freedoms', a speech delivered in 1941 by Franklin Delano Roosevelt.