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emancipation

noun [U]  us   /ɪˌmæn·səˈpeɪ·ʃən/
the act of freeing a person from another person's control: emancipation from slavery US history The Emancipation Proclamation, made by President Abraham Lincoln in 1863, freed slaves in the southern American states during the US Civil War.
Translations of “emancipation”
in Chinese (Traditional) 解放, 給予人們政治或社會的自由權利的過程…
in Chinese (Simplified) 解放, 给予人们政治或社会的自由权利…
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