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    "A tech-freed society" means a society freed BY or OF technology?

    I'm writing a report and want to say "a society freed BY technology". Can I write "a technology-freed society" to mean that? Does it sound correct to a native speaker's ears? Or does "a technology-freed society" mean a society freed OF technology? Please help! Thanks.

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    Re: "A tech-freed society" means a society freed BY or OF technology?

    Both by and of are equally possible. You will have to use the context to make your meaning clear.

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    Re: "A tech-freed society" means a society freed BY or OF technology?

    I am not a teacher.

    If by 'technology-freed society' you mean a society without technology it should be a technology-free society.

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    Re: "A tech-freed society" means a society freed BY or OF technology?

    Try "a society liberated by technology."

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