remancipate

transitive verb

re·​man·​ci·​pate
rə̇ˈman(t)səˌpāt
Roman law
: to reconvey (a person or thing) by mancipation to the mancipant or to a third person
remancipation
⸗ˌ⸗⸗ˈpāshən
noun

Word History

Etymology

Latin remancipatus, past participle of remancipare to remancipate, from re- + mancipare to deliver as property, transfer

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“Remancipate.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/remancipate. Accessed 14 Apr. 2024.

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