Definition of Emancipation

1. Noun. Freeing someone from the control of another; especially a parent's relinquishing authority and control over a minor child.

Generic synonyms: Freeing, Liberation, Release
Derivative terms: Emancipate, Emancipate, Emancipationist



Definition of Emancipation

1. n. 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.

Definition of Emancipation

1. Noun. The act of setting free from the power of another, from slavery, subjection, dependence, or controlling influence ¹

2. 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. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Emancipation

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Medical Definition of Emancipation

1. In embryology, delimitation of a specific area in an organ-forming field, giving definite shape and limits to the organ primordium. (05 Mar 2000)

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Literary usage of Emancipation

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1. The Cambridge Modern History by John Emerich Edward Dalberg Acton Acton, Ernest Alfred Benians, Sir Adolphus William Ward, George Walter Prothero (1909)
"Among her papers there are projects for the gradual abolition of serfdom by the emancipation of the peasants in cases of land changing hands. ..."

2. Great Debates in American History: From the Debates in the British by Marion Mills Miller, United States Congress, Great Britain Parliament (1913)
"THE Union victory at Antietam [Sharpsburg], Md., on September 18-19, 1862, precipitated the emancipation proclamation of President Lincoln. ..."

3. Great Debates in American Hist: From the Debates in the British Parliament by United States Congress, Great Britain Parliament, Marion Mills Miller (1913)
"THE Union victory at Antietam [Sharpsburg], Md., on September 18-19, 1862, precipitated the emancipation proclamation of President Lincoln. ..."

4. Cotton is King, and Pro-slavery Arguments: Comprising the Writings of by David Christy, Albert Taylor Bledsoe, Thornton Stringfellow, Robert Goodloe Harper, James Henry Hammond, Samuel Adolphus Cartwright, Charles Hodge (1860)
"Thus the free colored people themselves, ruthlessly threw the car of emancipation from the track, and tore up the rails upon which, alone, it could move. ..."

5. The Catholic Encyclopedia: An International Work of Reference on the by Charles George Herbermann (1913)
"From 1810 his position was that of leader, and the fight for emancipation was the fight made by O'Connell. It was an uphill fight. ..."

6. The North American Review by Making of America Project, Jared Sparks, Edward Everett, James Russell Lowell, Henry Cabot Lodge (1880)
"THE VALIDITY OF THE emancipation EDICT. As a contribution to American literature, the paper of President James C. Welling, in the February number of the ..."

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