- 1The fact or process of being set free from legal, social, or political restrictions; liberation: the emancipation of feminist ideasMore 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.
- 1.1The freeing of someone from slavery: the early struggle for emancipation from slaveryMore example sentences
- McClellan made no secret of his opposition to emancipation.
- Our subject, of course, was how to represent the story of slavery from the slave trade to emancipation in six hours.
- Retelling the myth of emancipation from slavery impels you to reclaim the story of your wider self.