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deliverance

[ dih-liv-er-uhns ]
/ dɪˈlɪv ər əns /
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noun

an act or instance of delivering.
a thought or judgment expressed; a formal or authoritative pronouncement.

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Origin of deliverance

1250–1300; Middle English deliveraunce<Old French delivrance, equivalent to delivr(er) to deliver + -ance-ance

OTHER WORDS FROM deliverance

non·de·liv·er·ance, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for deliverance

deliverance
/ (dɪˈlɪvərəns) /

noun

a formal pronouncement or expression of opinion
rescue from moral corruption or evil; salvation
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