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Meaning of “emancipation” in the English Dictionary

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emancipationnoun [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, ​freedslaves in the ​southern American ​states during the US Civil War.
(Definition of emancipation from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “emancipation”
in Chinese (Simplified) 解放, 给予人们政治或社会的自由权利…
in Chinese (Traditional) 解放, 給予人們政治或社會的自由權利的過程…
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