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1. (of a country, etc.) autonomous or independent
2. (of jazz) totally improvised, with no preset melodic, harmonic, or rhythmic basis
3. Law of property
a. not subject to payment of rent or performance of services; freehold
b. not subject to any burden or charge, such as a mortgage or lien; unencumbered
4. Chem chemically uncombined
5. Logic denoting an occurrence of a variable not bound by a quantifier
6. Nautical (of the wind) blowing from the quarter

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The alliance between CVS/Caremark and NCOA makes free health information available on such important topics as medication management and healthy aging.
Only men are able to enter the special priesthood, we know, because of the will of God, who makes free decisions, as when he invited only Peter, James, and John to be witnesses at the Transfiguration.
But Chamoiseau is much more than a punster: As Ti-Cham or Chamzibie, the tape-wielding "pretend ethnographer" turned humble "word-scratcher," he constructs a precarious, multi-layered diglossic edifice that makes free with literary genres and narrative conventions of all kinds.