deliverance

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

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 (such as the verdict of a jury) expressed publicly

Examples of deliverance in a Sentence

  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 English Language Learners

deliverance

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

Definition of deliverance for English Language Learners

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


DELIVERANCE Defined for Kids

deliverance

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

Definition of deliverance for Students

  1. :  a setting free



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