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e·man·ci·pate

 (ĭ-măn′sə-pāt′)
tr.v. e·man·ci·pat·ed, e·man·ci·pat·ing, e·man·ci·pates
1. To free from bondage, oppression, or restraint; liberate.
2. Law To release (a child) from the control of parents or a guardian.

[Latin ēmancipāre, ēmancipāt- : ē-, ex-, ex- + mancipāre, to sell, transfer (from manceps, mancip-, purchaser; see man- in Indo-European roots).]

e·man′ci·pa′tive, e·man′ci·pa·to′ry (-pə-tôr′ē) adj.
e·man′ci·pa′tor n.
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Adj.1.emancipated - free from traditional social restraints; "an emancipated young woman pursuing her career"; "a liberated lifestyle"
free - able to act at will; not hampered; not under compulsion or restraint; "free enterprise"; "a free port"; "a free country"; "I have an hour free"; "free will"; "free of racism"; "feel free to stay as long as you wish"; "a free choice"
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emancipated

adjective liberated, free, released, independent, unconstrained West was the only daughter of an emancipated slave.
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Translations

emancipated

[ɪˈmænsɪpeɪtɪd] ADJ [women, slaves] → emancipado (fig) → libre
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emancipated

[ɪˈmænsɪpeɪtɪd] adj (= liberated) [woman, minority group] → émancipé(e); [slave] → affranchi(e)
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emancipated

adj woman, outlookemanzipiert; slavefreigelassen
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References in classic literature ?
"Of Hazard"--that is the oldest nobility in the world; that gave I back to all things; I emancipated them from bondage under purpose.
It was the cry of the prophet who already hears emancipated humanity roaring and swarming; who beholds in the future, intelligence sapping faith, opinion dethroning belief, the world shaking off Rome.
I know this is an illusion; that these seeming men and women about me are indeed men and women,--men and women for ever, perfectly reasonable creatures, full of human desires and tender solicitude, emancipated from instinct and the slaves of no fantastic Law,-- beings altogether different from the Beast Folk.
Think what the word "Paris" means to the emancipated intellect, to the political government, to the humanised morals, of the world; not to speak of the romance of its literature, the tradition of its manners, and the immortal fame of its women.
"Now El Emanu!" slowly and with upturned eyes ejaculated the trio, as, letting go their hold, the emancipated porker tumbled headlong among the Philistines, "El Emanu!-God be with us it is the unutterable flesh!"
It was an age in which the human intellect, newly emancipated, had taken a more active and a wider range than for many centuries before.
They are both specimens of the emancipated young American girl--practical, positive, passionless, subtle, and knowing, as you please, either too much or too little.
I reminded the audience of the peril which surrounded this self- emancipated young man at the North,--even in Mas- sachusetts, on the soil of the Pilgrim Fathers, among the descendants of revolutionary sires; and I ap- pealed to them, whether they would ever allow him to be carried back into slavery,--law or no law, con- stitution or no constitution.
Age has emancipated you; you no longer even stand in need of my consent.
In the meantime the captain addressed himself steadily to the business of his ship, scorning the holiday spirit and useless pursuits of his emancipated messmates, and warning them, from time to time, not to wander away nor be out of hail.
The Fronde, which threatened to ruin monarchy, has emancipated it.
Sanderson in Anerley who is already one of the emancipated, so that I have a nucleus.