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English definition of “liberation”

liberation

noun [U]     /ˌlɪb.əˈreɪ.ʃən/
C1 an occasion when something or someone is released or made free: the liberation of France from Nazi occupation Leaving school was such a liberation for me.Freedom to actOpportunity used to refer to activities connected with removing the disadvantages experienced by particular groups within society: the women's liberation (informal lib) movement animal liberation organizationsFreedom to actOpportunity
(Definition of liberation noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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