emancipateverb [ T ]uk /iˈmæn.sɪ.peɪt/ us /iˈmæn.sə.peɪt/
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- But she considered herself to be emancipated from control.
- It neither made him to be humane to his slaves, nor to emancipate them.
- Produce a bill to emancipate the slaves in the District of Columbia, or, if you prefer it, to emancipate those born hereafter.
- She and her husband distinguished themselves several years ago, in Jamaica, by immediately emancipating their slaves.
- The strength of the council lay not in itself but in the circumstances that had quickened its intelligence, dispelled its vanities, and emancipated it from traditional ambitions and antagonisms.