liberation

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noun lib·er·a·tion \ˌli-bə-ˈrā-shən\

Definition of liberation

  1. 1 :  the act of liberating :  the state of being liberated

  2. 2 :  a movement seeking equal rights and status for a group <women's liberation>

liberationist

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Examples of liberation in a sentence

  1. The liberation of the city took weeks.

  2. <the liberation of the slaves was one of the key results of the Civil War>

15th Century

First Known Use of liberation

15th century


LIBERATION Defined for English Language Learners

liberation

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noun lib·er·a·tion \ˌli-bə-ˈrā-shən\

Definition of liberation for English Language Learners

  • : the act or process of freeing someone or something from another's control : the act of liberating someone or something

  • : the removal of traditional social or sexual rules, attitudes, etc.



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