Definitions for emancipationɪˌmæn səˈpeɪ ʃən

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

e•man•ci•pa•tionɪˌmæn səˈpeɪ ʃən(n.)

  1. the act of emancipating.

  2. the state or fact of being emancipated.

Origin of emancipation:

1625–35; < L

Princeton's WordNet

  1. emancipation(noun)

    freeing someone from the control of another; especially a parent's relinquishing authority and control over a minor child

Wiktionary

  1. emancipation(Noun)

    The act of setting free from the power of another, from slavery, subjection, dependence, or controlling influence

  2. emancipation(Noun)

    The state of being thus set free; liberation; used of slaves, minors, of a person from prejudices, of the mind from superstition, of a nation from tyranny or subjection.

    US President Abraham Lincoln was called the Great Emancipator after issuing the Emancipation Proclamation in 1863.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Emancipation(noun)

    the act of setting free from the power of another, from slavery, subjection, dependence, or controlling influence; also, the state of being thus set free; liberation; as, the emancipation of slaves; the emancipation of minors; the emancipation of a person from prejudices; the emancipation of the mind from superstition; the emancipation of a nation from tyranny or subjection

Freebase

  1. Emancipation

    Emancipation is the nineteenth studio album by Prince. The title refers to Prince's freedom from his contract with Warner Bros. Records after 18 years, with whom he had a contentious relationship. The album was Prince's third to be released that year, making 1996 one of the most prolific years for material released by Prince. Emancipation is also the first triple full-length original R&B studio album ever released.

The Nuttall Encyclopedia

  1. Emancipation

    originally a term in Roman law and name given to the process of the manumission of a son by his father; the son was sold to a third party and after the sale became sui juris; it is now applied to the remission of old laws in the interest of freedom, which Carlyle regards in his "Shooting Niagara," as the sum of nearly all modern recent attempts at Reform.


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