[ ih-man-suh-pey-shuh-nist ]
/ ɪˌmæn səˈpeɪ ʃə nɪst /


a person who advocates emancipation, especially an advocate of the freeing of human beings from slavery.

Origin of emancipationist

First recorded in 1815–25; emancipation + -ist
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