emancipationist

[ ih-man-suh-pey-shuh-nist ]

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

Origin of emancipationist

1
First recorded in 1815–25; emancipation + -ist

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