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lib·er·a·tion

 (lĭb′ə-rā′shən)
n.
1. The act of liberating or the state of being liberated.
2. The act or process of trying to achieve equal rights and status.

lib′er·a′tion·ist n.

liberation

(ˌlɪbəˈreɪʃən)
n
1. a liberating or being liberated
2. (Sociology) the seeking of equal status or just treatment for or on behalf of any group believed to be discriminated against: women's liberation; animal liberation.
ˌliberˈationist n, adj

lib•er•a•tion

(ˌlɪb əˈreɪ ʃən)

n.
1. the act of liberating or the state of being liberated.
2. the gaining of equal rights or full social or economic opportunities for a particular group: gay liberation.
3. the gaining of protection from abuse or exploitation: animal liberation; children's liberation.
[1400–50; late Middle English < Latin]
lib`er•a′tion•ist, n., adj.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.liberation - the act of liberating someone or somethingliberation - the act of liberating someone or something
accomplishment, achievement - the action of accomplishing something
jail delivery - the use of force to liberate prisoners
deregulating, deregulation - the act of freeing from regulation (especially from governmental regulations)
relief - the act of freeing a city or town that has been besieged; "he asked for troops for the relief of Atlanta"
disentanglement, extrication, unsnarling, untangling - the act of releasing from a snarled or tangled condition
emancipation - freeing someone from the control of another; especially a parent's relinquishing authority and control over a minor child
clearing - the act of freeing from suspicion
manumission - the formal act of freeing from slavery; "he believed in the manumission of the slaves"
parole - (law) a conditional release from imprisonment that entitles the person to serve the remainder of the sentence outside the prison as long as the terms of release are complied with
probation - (law) a way of dealing with offenders without imprisoning them; a defendant found guilty of a crime is released by the court without imprisonment subject to conditions imposed by the court; "probation is part of the sentencing process"
2.liberation - the attempt to achieve equal rights or status; "she worked for women's liberation"
attempt, effort, try, endeavor, endeavour - earnest and conscientious activity intended to do or accomplish something; "made an effort to cover all the reading material"; "wished him luck in his endeavor"; "she gave it a good try"
3.liberation - the termination of someone's employment (leaving them free to depart)
superannuation - the act of discharging someone because of age (especially to cause someone to retire from service on a pension)
ending, termination, conclusion - the act of ending something; "the termination of the agreement"
conge, congee - an abrupt and unceremonious dismissal
removal - dismissal from office
deactivation, inactivation - breaking up a military unit (by transfers or discharges)
honorable discharge - a discharge from the armed forces with a commendable record
dishonorable discharge - a discharge from the armed forces for a grave offense (as sabotage or espionage or cowardice or murder)
Section Eight - a discharge from the US Army based on unfitness or character traits deemed undesirable

liberation

noun
The state of not being in confinement or servitude:
Translations
تَحْريرتَـحْرِيرٌ
osvobození
befrielse
vapautus
oslobođenje
megszabadítás
frelsun
解放
해방
osvoboditev
frigörelse
การปลดปล่อยให้เป็นอิสระ
sự giải phóng

liberation

[ˌlɪbəˈreɪʃən]
A. Nliberación f
B. CPD liberation theology Nteología f de la liberación
Women's Liberation Movement Nmovimiento m de liberación de la mujer
see also Lib

liberation

[ˌlɪbəˈreɪʃən] n
[country] → libération f
wars of national liberation → guerres de libération nationale
[disadvantaged group] → libération fliberation theology nthéologie f de la libération

liberation

nBefreiung f; (of gases)Freisetzung f

liberation

[ˌlɪbəˈreɪʃn] nliberazione f

liberate

(ˈlibəreit) verb
to set free. The prisoners were liberated by the new government.
libeˈration noun
ˈliberator noun

liberation

تَـحْرِيرٌ osvobození befrielse Befreiung απελευθέρωση liberación vapautus libération oslobođenje liberazione 解放 해방 bevrijding frigjøring wyzwolenie liberação освобождение frigörelse การปลดปล่อยให้เป็นอิสระ önyargılardan arındırma sự giải phóng 解放

liberation

n. liberación.
References in classic literature ?
I saw him, from the midst of my act, meet it with a divination, and on the perception that even now he only guessed, and that the window was still to his own eyes free, I let the impulse flame up to convert the climax of his dismay into the very proof of his liberation.
It was the whaleman who first broke through the jealous policy of the Spanish crown, touching those colonies; and, if space permitted, it might be distinctly shown how from those whalemen at last eventuated the liberation of Peru, Chili, and Bolivia from the yoke of Old Spain, and the establishment of the eternal democracy in those parts.
But, then, to come back to this point,--we were on this liberation business.
On that point," replied the bachelor, "opinions differ, as tastes do; some swear by the adventure of the windmills that your worship took to be Briareuses and giants; others by that of the fulling mills; one cries up the description of the two armies that afterwards took the appearance of two droves of sheep; another that of the dead body on its way to be buried at Segovia; a third says the liberation of the galley slaves is the best of all, and a fourth that nothing comes up to the affair with the Benedictine giants, and the battle with the valiant Biscayan.
They were very courteous to me and said many kind and complimentary things, but what seemed to impress them most was that I had won the aid of the fierce Tharks in my campaign for the liberation of Dejah Thoris, and the relief of Helium.
The order of imprisonment came from high authority, and the order for his liberation must proceed from the same source; and, as Napoleon has scarcely been reinstated a fortnight, the letters have not yet been forwarded.
Le Quoi, immediately on Ms liberation, were not extremely collected; and, when he reached the light, he threw his eyes upward, in order to examine the distance he had fallen.
She was more than pleased, she was transported; the whole thing was an immense liberation.
The indistinctness mocked him even while he stared, affected him as somehow shrouding or challenging certitude, so that after faltering an instant on his step he let himself go with the sense that here WAS at last something to meet, to touch, to take, to know - something all unnatural and dreadful, but to advance upon which was the condition for him either of liberation or of supreme defeat.
There is good reason why we should prize this liberation.
And you will hand over this Seldon to me, whose liberation is authorized by this order.
Continuing to represent the liberation of the serfs as impracticable, he arranged for the erection of large buildings- schools, hospitals, and asylums- on all the estates before the master arrived.