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  1. emancipate

    • IPA[əˈmansəˌpāt]

    美式

    • v.
      set free, especially from legal, social, or political restrictions;set (a child) free from the authority of its father or parents
    • verb: emancipate, 3rd person present: emancipates, gerund or present participle: emancipating, past tense: emancipated, past participle: emancipated

    • 釋義

    動詞

    • 1. set free, especially from legal, social, or political restrictions the people were emancipated from the shackles of oppression
    • set (a child) free from the authority of its father or parents the plaintiffs had not been entirely emancipated from their father's control an emancipated minor
    • free from slavery it is estimated that he emancipated 8,000 slaves