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Related to manumission: manumitted
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.
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the act of freeing or the state of being freed from slavery, servitude, etc
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the act of setting free or being set free from slavery; emancipation.See also: Freedom
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|Noun||1.||manumission - the formal act of freeing from slavery; "he believed in the manumission of the slaves"|
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noun freeing, release, liberation, emancipation, deliverance, unchaining, enfranchisement The country's manumission began in 1762.
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