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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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