manumission

[ man-yuh-mish-uh n ]
/ ˌmæn yəˈmɪʃ ən /

noun

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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British Dictionary definitions for manumission

manumission
/ (ˌmænjʊˈmɪʃən) /

noun

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