emancipation

noun eman·ci·pa·tion \ i-ˌman(t)-sə-ˈpā-shən \

Definition of emancipation

: the act or process of emancipating

emancipationist

play \i-ˌman(t)-sə-ˈpā-sh(ə-)nist\ noun

Examples of emancipation in a Sentence

  1. a book discussing the role that the emancipation of slaves played in the nation's history

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First Known Use of emancipation

1631


EMANCIPATION Defined for Kids

emancipation

noun eman·ci·pa·tion \ i-ˌman-sə-ˈpā-shən \

Definition of emancipation for Students

: an act of setting someone free from control or slavery

Medical Dictionary

emancipation

noun eman·ci·pa·tion \ i-ˌman(t)-sə-ˈpā-shən \

medical Definition of emancipation

: gradual separation of an original homogeneous embryo into fields with different specific potentialities for development

Law Dictionary

emancipation

noun eman·ci·pa·tion \ i-ˌman-sə-ˈpā-shən \

legal Definition of emancipation

: the act or process of emancipating


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