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19:57 Nov 6, 2013
English to Latin translations [PRO]
Art/Literary - Philosophy / freedom of choice
English term or phrase: choose freely

choose freely


you can choose freely

The context is somewhat philosophical about

choosing your own destiny by making life choices or choosing actions
and outcomes that reflect your beliefs so that you can become
better aligned with your true self and serve your soul's purpose having made these
choices without fear or limitation.

I would put

Libere eligere potes (would a different word order sound any better ? e.g. Libere potes eligere.)

or, at a stretch, Libere potes optare ( = wish for) but perhaps there exist better alternatives.

For the imperative I wold put

Elige libere !

Many thanks !
Olga Cartlidge
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Summary of answers provided
3delibera libere
Joseph Brazauskas



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delibera libere

Lit., 'Consider (weigh carefully) freely'. Some such object, as 'consilia' ('plans'), 'cursum vitae tuae' (the course of your life'), or the like would make it clearer.

Joseph Brazauskas
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Notes to answerer
Asker: Many thanks, Joseph !

Asker: My only concern is that "deliberate" and "libere" are probably related words.

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