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e·man·ci·pa·tion

 (ĭ-măn′sə-pā′shən)
n.
1. The act or an instance of emancipating.
2. The condition of being emancipated.

e·man′ci·pa′tion·ist n.

emancipation

(ɪˌmænsɪˈpeɪʃən)
n
1. the act of freeing or state of being freed; liberation
2. informal freedom from inhibition and convention
eˌmanciˈpationist n

e•man•ci•pa•tion

(ɪˌmæn səˈpeɪ ʃən)

n.
1. the act of emancipating.
2. the state or fact of being emancipated.
[1625–35; < Latin]

emancipation

The abolition of slavery.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.emancipation - freeing someone from the control of anotheremancipation - freeing someone from the control of another; especially a parent's relinquishing authority and control over a minor child
freeing, liberation, release - the act of liberating someone or something

emancipation

emancipation

noun
The state of not being in confinement or servitude:
Translations
تَحْرير، إعْتاق
frigivelsefrigørelse
emancipáció
frelsun
emancipácia
özgürlük verme

emancipation

[ɪˌmænsɪˈpeɪʃən] N [of women, slaves] → emancipación f (fig) → liberación f

emancipation

[ɪˌmænsɪˈpeɪʃən] n [women, minority group] → émancipation f; [slave] → affranchissement m

emancipation

n (lit, fig)Emanzipation f; (of slave)Freilassung f; (of country, people)Befreiung f

emancipation

[ɪˌmænsɪˈpeɪʃn] nemancipazione f

emancipate

(iˈmӕnsipeit) verb
to set free from slavery or other strict or unfair control.
eˌmanciˈpation noun
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Mainwaring will storm of course, but you easily pacify him; besides, the most scrupulous point of honour could not require you to wait for HIS emancipation.
Living monuments shalt thou build to thy victory and emancipation.
I cannot remember having slept in a bed until after our family was declared free by the Emancipation Proclamation.
No matter with what solemnities he may have been devoted upon the altar of slavery, the moment he touches the sacred soil of Britain, the altar and the God sink together in the dust, and he stands redeemed, regenerated, and disenthralled, by the irresistible genius of universal emancipation.
Excuse me," Sergey Ivanovitch interposed with a smile, "self-interest did not induce us to work for the emancipation of the serfs, but we did work for it.
for- tunate for the cause of negro emancipation, and of universal liberty
What is important are the rights of man, emancipation from prejudices, and equality of citizenship, and all these ideas Napoleon has retained in full force.
You will write to me sometimes, my friends, and you will address your letters to Professor Westmacott, Emancipation College, Denver.
He wrote a pamphlet on Malt on returning to England (for he was an ambitious man, and always liked to be before the public), and took a strong part in the Negro Emancipation question.
Hence a great number of such as were professionally expressers of Beauty, as painters, poets, musicians, and actors, have been more than others wont to lead a life of pleasure and indulgence; all but the few who received the true nectar; and, as it was a spurious mode of attaining freedom, as it was an emancipation not into the heavens but into the freedom of baser places, they were punished for that advantage they won, by a dissipation and deterioration.
A feature of the feeling, however, is a deep sense of contentment; another feature of it is a buoyant, boyish gladness; and a third and very conspicuous feature of it is one's sense of the remoteness of the work-day world and his entire emancipation from it and its affairs.
United action, of the leading civilised countries at least, is one of the first conditions for the emancipation of the proletariat.