verb (used with object), e·man·ci·pat·ed, e·man·ci·pat·ing.
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Origin of emancipate
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OTHER WORDS FROM emancipatee·man·ci·pa·tive, adjectivee·man·ci·pa·tor, nounnon·e·man·ci·pa·tive, adjectiveun·e·man·ci·pa·tive, adjective
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Example sentences from the Web for emancipate
They were emancipated in November 1848 and educated in New York, where they made anti-slavery speeches and attended anti-slavery meetings.Desperate for freedom, 77 enslaved people tried to escape aboard the Pearl. They almost made it.|Gillian Brockell|April 16, 2021|Washington Post
In Georgia, he became a skilled barber and was able to earn enough side money to emancipate himself.The 10th president’s last surviving grandson: A bridge to the nation’s complicated past|Gillian Brockell|November 29, 2020|Washington Post
The desire to emancipate Greece, the birthplace of democracy, ran strong among the British for centuries.Poet and Rake, Lord Byron Was Also an Interventionist With Brains and Savvy|Michael Weiss|February 16, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Was the president planning to act on the wishes of the radicals of his party and emancipate all the slaves?Lincoln the Primitive Communicator? What He Can Teach Modern Politicians|Douglas L. Wilson|December 15, 2012|DAILY BEAST
Namely, that we are narcissistic, entitled, financial drains on our parents, unable to emancipate, and excessively solipsistic.
“Like so many other young people in this country, Timmy, when he reached age 18, was allowed to emancipate,” says Jeannette.
He might also emancipate an unmarried daughter, who thus in her own self became an independent family.The Private Life of the Romans|Harold Whetstone Johnston
Conservatism cannot emancipate itself from the conditions of the age.
Can Sir P. Perring understand the difference between finding fault with others, and seeking to emancipate ourselves?
The second effect has been to break down family, local, and national ties, and emancipate the individual man.
It is necessary also to emancipate our minds from the obsession that only "ignorant foreigners" are affected.