[ man-yuh-mish-uhn ]
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  1. the act of manumitting.

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Origin of manumission

1375–1425; late Middle English <Latin manūmissiōn- (stem of manūmissiō). See manumit, mission

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How to use manumission in a sentence

  • If you can't stand it there—and I know you can't—I will give you papers of manumission and money to take you to Richmond.

    Hubert's Wife | Minnie Mary Lee

British Dictionary definitions for manumission


/ (ˌmænjʊˈmɪʃən) /

  1. the act of freeing or the state of being freed from slavery, servitude, etc

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