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de·liv·er·ance

 (dĭ-lĭv′ər-əns, -lĭv′rəns)
n.
1. The act of delivering or the condition of being delivered.
2. Rescue from bondage or danger.
3. A publicly expressed opinion or judgment, such as the verdict of a jury.

deliverance

(dɪˈlɪvərəns)
n
1. a formal pronouncement or expression of opinion
2. rescue from moral corruption or evil; salvation
3. another word for delivery3, delivery4, delivery5

de•liv•er•ance

(dɪˈlɪv ər əns)

n.
1. an act or instance of delivering.
2. salvation.
3. liberation.
4. a thought or judgment expressed; a formal or authoritative pronouncement.
[1250–1300; Middle English < Old French]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.deliverance - recovery or preservation from loss or dangerdeliverance - recovery or preservation from loss or danger; "work is the deliverance of mankind"; "a surgeon's job is the saving of lives"
recovery, retrieval - the act of regaining or saving something lost (or in danger of becoming lost)
lifesaving - saving the lives of drowning persons; "he took a course in lifesaving"
redemption, salvation - (theology) the act of delivering from sin or saving from evil
reclamation, reformation - rescuing from error and returning to a rightful course; "the reclamation of delinquent children"
salvage - the act of rescuing a ship or its crew or its cargo from a shipwreck or a fire
salvage - the act of saving goods or property that were in danger of damage or destruction
salvation - saving someone or something from harm or from an unpleasant situation; "the salvation of his party was the president's major concern"
search and rescue mission - a rescue mission to search for survivors and to rescue them

deliverance

noun (Literary) release, rescue, liberation, salvation, redemption, ransom, emancipation their sudden deliverance from war

deliverance

noun
Extrication from danger or confinement:
Translations

deliverance

[dɪˈlɪvərəns] N (poet) → liberación f (from de)

deliverance

[dɪˈlɪvərəns] n (= liberation) → délivrance f, libération f
after his deliverance, he ... → après avoir été délivré, il ..., après avoir été libéré, il ...
after his deliverance from the threat of physical violence → après avoir été délivré de la menace de violence physique

deliverance

n (liter)Befreiung f(from von), Erlösung f(from von)

deliverance

[dɪˈlɪvrns] n (old) → liberazione f