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manumit

[ man-yuh-mit ]
/ 藢m忙n y蓹藞m瑟t /
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verb (used with object), man路u路mit路ted, man路u路mit路ting.
to release from slavery or servitude.
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Origin of manumit

1375鈥1425; late Middle English <Latin man奴mittere, earlier man奴 膿mittere to send away from (one's) hand, i.e., to set free. See manus, emit

OTHER WORDS FROM manumit

man路u路mit路ter, nounun路man路u路mit路ted, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for manumit

manumit
/ (藢m忙nj蕣藞m瑟t) /

verb -mits, -mitting or -mitted
(tr) to free from slavery, servitude, etc; emancipate

Derived forms of manumit

manumitter, noun

Word Origin for manumit

C15: from Latin man奴mittere to release, from man奴 from one's hand + 膿mittere to send away
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