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e·man·ci·pa·tion

 (ĭ-măn′sə-pā′shən)
n.
1. The act or an instance of emancipating.
2. The condition of being emancipated.

e·man′ci·pa′tion·ist n.

emancipation

(ɪˌmænsɪˈpeɪʃən)
n
1. the act of freeing or state of being freed; liberation
2. informal freedom from inhibition and convention
eˌmanciˈpationist n

e•man•ci•pa•tion

(ɪˌmæn səˈpeɪ ʃən)

n.
1. the act of emancipating.
2. the state or fact of being emancipated.
[1625–35; < Latin]

emancipation

The abolition of slavery.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.emancipation - freeing someone from the control of anotheremancipation - freeing someone from the control of another; especially a parent's relinquishing authority and control over a minor child
freeing, liberation, release - the act of liberating someone or something

emancipation

emancipation

noun
The state of not being in confinement or servitude:
Translations
تَحْرير، إعْتاق
frigivelsefrigørelse
emancipáció
frelsun
emancipácia
özgürlük verme

emancipation

[ɪˌmænsɪˈpeɪʃən] N [of women, slaves] → emancipación f (fig) → liberación f

emancipation

[ɪˌmænsɪˈpeɪʃən] n [women, minority group] → émancipation f; [slave] → affranchissement m

emancipation

n (lit, fig)Emanzipation f; (of slave)Freilassung f; (of country, people)Befreiung f

emancipation

[ɪˌmænsɪˈpeɪʃn] nemancipazione f

emancipate

(iˈmӕnsipeit) verb
to set free from slavery or other strict or unfair control.
eˌmanciˈpation noun
References in classic literature ?
Books were flung aside without being put away on the shelves, inkstands were overturned, benches thrown down, and the whole school was turned loose an hour before the usual time, bursting forth like a legion of young imps, yelping and racketing about the green in joy at their early emancipation.
1759-1833), English philanthropists and anti-slavery agitators who helped to secure passage of the Emancipation Bill by Parliament in 1833.
A feature of the feeling, however, is a deep sense of contentment; another feature of it is a buoyant, boyish gladness; and a third and very conspicuous feature of it is one's sense of the remoteness of the work-day world and his entire emancipation from it and its affairs.
for- tunate for the cause of negro emancipation, and of universal liberty
Her hours of emancipation from the bedroom represented the great daily event of her life.
With all the novelty of my emancipation on me, I went to church with Joe, and thought, perhaps the clergyman wouldn't have read that about the rich man and the kingdom of Heaven, if he had known all.
United action, of the leading civilised countries at least, is one of the first conditions for the emancipation of the proletariat.
The first day after Fayaway's emancipation, I had a delightful little party on the lake--the damsels' Kory-Kory, and myself.
Mainwaring will storm of course, but you easily pacify him; besides, the most scrupulous point of honour could not require you to wait for HIS emancipation.
However, it soon grew clear that the hour of emancipation for that little prisoner of the flesh was to arrive earlier than her worst misgiving had conjectured.
Pardiggle being as clear that the only one infallible course was her course of pouncing upon the poor and applying benevolence to them like a strait-waistcoat; as Miss Wisk was that the only practical thing for the world was the emancipation of woman from the thraldom of her tyrant, man.
With Carthoris at my side I fought for the red men of Barsoom and for their total emancipation from the throttling bondage of a hideous superstition.