remancipate

transitive verb
re·​man·​ci·​pate | \ rə̇ˈman(t)səˌpāt \

Definition of remancipate

Roman law
: to reconvey (a person or thing) by mancipation to the mancipant or to a third person

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remancipation \ ⸗ˌ⸗⸗ˈpāshən \ noun

History and Etymology for remancipate

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

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“Remancipate.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/remancipate. Accessed 7 December 2019.

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