What does Emancipation mean?

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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.

Wikipedia

  1. Emancipation

    Emancipation is any effort to procure economic and social rights, political rights or equality, often for a specifically disenfranchised group, or more generally, in discussion of such matters. The term emancipation derives from ēmancĭpo/ēmancĭpatio (the act of liberating a child from parental authority) which in turn stems from ē manu capere ('capture from someone else's hand'). Among others, Karl Marx discussed political emancipation in his 1844 essay "On the Jewish Question", although often in addition to (or in contrast with) the term human emancipation. Marx's views of political emancipation in this work were summarized by one writer as entailing "equal status of individual citizens in relation to the state, equality before the law, regardless of religion, property, or other 'private' characteristics of individual people.""Political emancipation" as a phrase is less common in modern usage, especially outside academic, foreign or activist contexts. However, similar concepts may be referred to by other terms. For instance, in the United States the Civil Rights Movement culminated in the Civil Rights Act of 1964, the Voting Rights Act of 1965, and the Fair Housing Act of 1968 can be seen as further realization of events such as the Emancipation Proclamation and abolition of slavery a century earlier. In the current and former British West Indies islands the holiday Emancipation Day is celebrated to mark the end of the Atlantic slave trade.

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.

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Emancipation in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Emancipation in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3



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