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1650s; see emancipate + -ory.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper

Examples from the Web for emancipatory

Historical Examples

  • I think no one has forgotten the fact that our "emancipatory movements" strangely wound up with anti-Jewish riots.

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  • That is why the entire Jewish mass may actually be reckoned in the ranks of those who are with the Russian emancipatory movement.

  • They are inclined to think that this way is more direct than the participation in the Russian emancipatory movement.

  • He had long followed Friedrich's emancipatory endeavours with warm sympathy, and even admiration.

  • It is the same in all other cases of servitude, at least in the commencement of the emancipatory movement.

    The Subjection of Women

    John Stuart Mill

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