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emancipation

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of emancipation

  1. the act of setting free from slavery <a book discussing the role that the emancipation of slaves played in the nation's history> Synonyms liberation, enfranchisement, freeing, manumissionRelated Words deliverance, redemption, salvation; autonomy, freedom, independence, independency, liberty, self-government, sovereignty (also sovranty)Near Antonyms bondage, serfdom, servitude, thralldom (or thraldom), yoke; captivity, enchainment, imprisonment, incarceration, internment; conquest, subjugationAntonyms enslavement





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