mancipation

mancipation

(ˌmænsɪˈpeɪʃən)
n
(Law) the ceremony during which, according to Roman law, rights of property ownership were transferred
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Higher education reneged on enlightenment ideals and lost its sense of democratic mission but it also increasingly offers no defense to the "totalitarianism that haunts the modern ideal of political mancipation.
60) Suivant cette orientation, le juriste Gaius les range parmi les res mancipi donc des choses sujettes a mancipation.
This is reflected not just in his manifold variations on the type of the femme fatale, but also in motifs suggesting women's professionale mancipation.