Definition of “emancipation” - English Dictionary

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“emancipation” in American English

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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, freed slaves in the southern American states during the US Civil War.

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