a person who advocates .
a person who supports or advocates free trade
(archaic) a smuggler or smuggling vessel
- Free-trade zone
noun 1. foreign-trade zone. (def 1). Abbreviation: FTZ.
noun 1. a school run informally by and for college students, organized to offer courses and approaches not usually offered in a college curriculum.
noun, Logic. 1. (in functional calculus) a variable occurring in a sentential function and not within the scope of any quantifier containing it.
noun, Linguistics. 1. a relation between the members of a pair of phones, phonemes, morphs, or other linguistic entities such that either of the two may occur in the same position with no change in the meaning of the utterance: in the first syllable of “economics,” “e” and “ē” are in free variation.