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emancipation

Pronunciation: /ɪˌmænsəˈpeɪʃən; ɪˌmænsɪˈpeɪʃən/

Translation of emancipation in Spanish:

noun/nombre

uncountable/no numerable
  • [formal] emancipación (feminine) female emancipation, the emancipation of women la emancipación femenina or de la mujer emancipation from sth emancipación de algo
    Example sentences
    • The old ideas, in the old organisations, represented quite the opposite of social emancipation.
    • In the person of our heroine we are presented with a plea for emancipation.
    • To the proletariat the imperial suffrage has been a mighty weapon in its battle for emancipation.

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