Translation of liberation in Spanish:

liberation

Pronunciation: /ˌlɪbəˈreɪʃən/

noun/nombre

uncountable/no numerable
  • 1.1 (of prisoner, nation) [formal] liberación (feminine)
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    • The protesters were torn about the "liberation" of the Iraqi people.
    • They firmly oppose the national liberation of the oppressed Balkan peoples.
    • The liberation of Kabul led to a decision to re-open the UK diplomatic mission.
    1.2 (emancipation) liberación (feminine) women's/gay liberation la liberación de la mujer/de los homosexuales (before noun/delante del nombre) liberation movement movimiento (masculine) de liberación
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    • We have male allies, people who really do care about liberation for everyone.
    • The author's presentation of freedom of choice informed by critical thinking furnishes a sense of liberation.
    • She has not lost her passion for women's liberation; nor has she abandoned her analysis of patriarchy.
    1.3 [Chemistry/Química] liberación (feminine)

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