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deliverance

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noun de·liv·er·ance \di-ˈli-v(ə-)rən(t)s, dē-\

Simple Definition of deliverance

  • : the state of being saved from something dangerous or unpleasant

Full Definition of deliverance

  1. 1 :  the act of delivering someone or something :  the state of being delivered; especially :  liberation, rescue

  2. 2 :  something delivered; especially :  an opinion or decision (as the verdict of a jury) expressed publicly

Examples of deliverance

  1. She prayed for deliverance as the famine got worse.

  2. <looked to the European powers for deliverance from their country's cruel tyrant>



14th Century

First Known Use of deliverance

14th century


DELIVERANCE Defined for Kids

deliverance

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noun de·liv·er·ance \di-ˈli-və-rəns, -ˈli-vrəns\

Definition of deliverance

  1. :  a setting free





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