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emancipate
American English: /əˈmænsəˌpeɪt/
British English: /ɪˈmansɪpeɪt/

transitive verb

  • [formal]to emancipate somebody (from something)
    emancipar a alguien (de algo)
    Example sentences
    • They did it to liberate the people of Iraq, so that 25 million Iraqis would be emancipated from a sadistic regime, the greatest victory for human rights since the defeat of the Soviet Union.
    • What this form of entertainment has done is to take the woman who had been emancipated from her given traditional roles by the feminists, and relocate her in the domestic arena.
    • Males were likely to obtain extrapair paternity while their own social mates were incubating and the males were emancipated from mate guarding and parental duties.

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