manumission


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man·u·mit

 (măn′yə-mĭt′)
tr.v. man·u·mit·ted, man·u·mit·ting, man·u·mits
To free from slavery or bondage; emancipate.

[Middle English manumitten, from Old French manumitter, from Latin manūmittere : manū, ablative of manus, hand; see man- in Indo-European roots + mittere, to send from.]

man′u·mis′sion (-mĭsh′ən) n.
man′u·mit′ter n.

manumission

(ˌmænjʊˈmɪʃən)
n
the act of freeing or the state of being freed from slavery, servitude, etc

manumission

the act of setting free or being set free from slavery; emancipation.
See also: Freedom
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.manumission - the formal act of freeing from slaverymanumission - the formal act of freeing from slavery; "he believed in the manumission of the slaves"
freeing, liberation, release - the act of liberating someone or something

manumission

noun freeing, release, liberation, emancipation, deliverance, unchaining, enfranchisement The country's manumission began in 1762.

manumission

noun
The state of not being in confinement or servitude:
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The manumission of the slaves in New York has been gradual.
the new night from Mike and Claire of Manumission - a second look.
The couple behind the legendary debauched Manumission - Mike McKay and Claire Davies - are returning to the island with a new film noir club night called Phantasmagoria, which will be headlined by the likes of Skream, Ivan Smagghe and Derrick Carter.
Playing regular sets at clubs such as Cream and Gatecrasher and Manumission in Ibiza, she also spins the discs around the world at nightclubs, festivals and private events.
He examines the manumission policy adopted by the British Agencies in the region and assesses the impact of the policies in Arabian societies.
Ultimately, Maria's legal battle against her former owner highlights the entrepreneurial prowess and social networks that could lead the enslaved to freedom, but in the process, it also betrays the often-unfulfilled promises of colonial manumission.
Wong connects Keckley to Dred Scott and his wife Harriet Robinson Scott and places them among a number of those who secured legal freedom through manumission and obtained licenses to live as free blacks in Missouri.
The bars such as Cafe Del Mar Ibiza on San Antonio beach and clubs such as Manumission just outside of San Antonio are renowned.
Freed by Joseph Clemetson, the white slave master who owned her and the three "mulatto" children she had with him--James, Richard and Robert--Nancy decided to use her liberty and the money given her as part of her emancipation, or manumission, to become a slave master, as did other black and coloured people who had once been slaves.
Clarke, a Brit and Ivor Novello award-winner, is a DJ and was resident at the Manumission nightclub in Ibiza from 1997 to 1999.
LEGENDARY nightclub Manumission changed venues for the first time on Friday after a dispute with the owners.